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Tai Khun Buddhism and Ethnic-Religious Identity
Swedish National Defence College.
2009 (English)In: Contemporary Buddhism, ISSN 1463-9947, E-ISSN 1476-7953, Vol. 10, no 1, 75-83 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article examines the Buddhist ethnic-religious identity expressed by the Tai Khun people of the Eastern Shan State of Myanmar. The author argues that they possess a double ethnic identity: on the one hand, they have an ethnic-political identity as a Shan people, while on the other hand, they have an ethnic-religious identity based on Yuan Buddhism and connected with the historical region of Lan Na. The article discusses the history, myth and cult of a Burmese Buddha image standing in the middle of the city of Chiang Tung and the ways in which religious visual culture expresses ethnic-religious identity.

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2009. Vol. 10, no 1, 75-83 p.
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Philosophy, Ethics and Religion
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URN: urn:nbn:se:fhs:diva-3885DOI: 10.1080/14639940902968939ISI: 000270114500007OAI: oai:DiVA.org:fhs-3885DiVA: diva2:628581
Available from: 2013-06-14 Created: 2013-06-11 Last updated: 2013-06-14Bibliographically approved

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