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IS BUDDAH A COUPLE? GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA

SHANSHAN DU

IS BUDDAH A COUPLE? GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA

by SHANSHAN DU

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Online version of print publication ETHNOLOGY v.42 #3 (2003) : 253-271.

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  eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer that is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook.).   The Black Lahu group is much larger and more prestigious, and comprises several subdivisions including "Red" Lahu (= Lahu Nyi), the group among whom Walker lived for four years in Northern Thailand, from to The least-known Lahu branch is Kucong, spoken in eastern Yunnan and adjacent areas of Vietnam (pp. ).

CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES (CRS) BUDIKADIDI GENDER ANALYSIS | 8 encouragements to women, and supporting efforts to increase female literacy. predominantly secular perspective. We consider gender equality and the emancipation of women as important factors for the economic, social, and democratic progress of the world’s regions and for the development of human society. This process is influenced by institutional norms, as well as culture and tradition, which are both largely.

Buddhism VS Islam Men and women are viewed as equal in the eyes of God Women cannot pray during their menstruation cycle Buddha allows monks and nuns to be ordained Women were denied monastic training during times in history Religious Practices Under Theravada Branch, monks and. The name "Bai," meaning "white" in Chinese, seems to have been first used to refer to inhabitants of the southwest border region of China, the Baiman, as distinguished from the Wuman (wu meaning.


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IS BUDDAH A COUPLE? GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA by SHANSHAN DU Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China (1) Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China (1) By Du, Shanshan.

Read preview. Article excerpt. This article explores the dynamic processes by which the Lahu people negotiate Buddhist gender ideologies according to their cosmology of gender.

egalitarian-based gender unity of the Lahu people of southwest China and its intrinsic contradiction to the gender ideologies of Han Chinese Buddhism. The next three sections discuss the Lahu images of Buddha as a pair of indigenous supreme gods, a non-Lahu missionary who founded Lahu Buddhism, and three charismatic Lahu monks in history.

Title: Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China Created Date: Z. IS BUDDHA A COUPLE. GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA: Localización: Ethnology: An international journal of cultural and social anthropology, ISSNVol. 42, Nº 3,pág.

; Idioma: inglés. Cosmic and social exchanges: blessings among the Lahu of Southwest China and the feast-of-merit com-plex in Highland Southeast Asia.

In: Kammerer, C.A., Author: Shanshan Du. E-book; Fiksi; Hari: Desember 2, IS BUDDHA A COUPLE. GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THEr LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA.

Desember 2, Desember 2, ridwanzein. The Power of Denial: Buddhism, Purity, and Gender. Desember 2, Desember 2, ridwanzein. Buddhism and Gender. Local Knowledge Constructed by the State: Reinterpreting Myths and Imagining the Migration History of the * * Lahu in Yunnan, Southwest China//Asian Ethnology, Vol.

68, No. 1 (), p. Shanshan Du. Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China // Ethnology, Vol. 42, No. 3 (Summer, ), p. Her ethnographic research focuses on gender, ethnicity and cultural change among the Lahu people in Southwest China and Northern Thailand.

She is the author of ‘Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs’: Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China (Columbia University Press, ). Mailing address: Tolmas Dr. Metairie, LA. The Muga Lahu in Yunnan practise a bilateral and non-lineal kinship system based on the gender equality principle, and communal life is also based on equal couples' kinship networking, bound to.

Du, Shanshan. Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China. Ethnology 42(3): – Fang Guoyu 方國瑜.

Dianxi Bianqu Kaochaji 滇西邊區考察記 [A record of a survey trip to the border areas of western Yunnan]. Kunming: Yunnan Renmin Chubanshe. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China. Shanshan Du.

Ethnology, Vol. 42, No. 3 (Summer, ), pp. The Ordination of a. A UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Sharon Suh's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies. On OctoProfessor Sharon Suh of Seattle University gave a lecture entitled, "Re-crafting the Buddhist Self: Korean American Buddhism, Gender, and Identity." Jennifer Flinn reports on her talk, which was the second in the Center.

As one of the most politically marginalised ethnic minorities living along both sides of the border between southwest China and several Southeast Asian countries, the Lahu people, along with their cultural traditions, have drawn little academic attention in either Chinese- or English-language literature.

IS BUDDHA A COUPLE. GENDER-UNITARY PERSPECTIVES FROM THE LAHU OF SOUTHWEST CHINA. Shanshan Du Tulane University. This article explores the dynamic processes by which the Lahu people negotiate Buddhist gender ideologies according to their cosmology of gender unity.

It was epoch making when Buddhism declared men and women equal in India where women traditionally were regarded as inferior to men. After the death of Buddhism's founder, Gautama Buddha, Buddhist monks, called "Hinayana" Buddhists, became conservative and authoritarian and began to make light of women as well as lay believers.

While the "Hinayana" Buddhists discriminated against women, the. "Chopsticks Only Work in Pairs": Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwest China. New York: Columbia University Press. (to be released in November, ) "Is Buddha A Couple?: The Lahu Gender-Unitary Perspectives of Buddhism.".

Buddhist Nuns in Taiwan and Sri Lanka: A Critique of the Feminist Perspective. Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism.

London ; New York: Routledge. Cheung, Neky Tak-ching. Women’s Ritual in China: Jiezhu (Receiving Buddhist Prayer Beads) Performed by Menopausal Women in Ninghua, Western Fujian. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press.

• Shanshan Du, “Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China,” Ethnology 42/3 (Summer ): – • Helen Hardacre, “The Cave and the Womb World,” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 10/2–3 (): – (Available online) Week Gender Change.

The Feminization of Guanyin Required. Is Buddha a Couple. Gender-Unitary Perspectives from the Lahu of Southwest China (1) This article explores the dynamic processes by which the Lahu people negotiate Buddhist gender ideologies according to their cosmology of gender unity.

This semipopular book is still interesting for its portrait of Western Buddhism at a creative, forward-looking moment. Most of the women interviewed in this book have gone on to become widely recognized Buddhist leaders and teachers. Originally published in Cabezón, José Ignacio, ed.

Buddhism, Sexuality, and Gender. Albany: State. The Lahu are a Tibeto-Burman-speaking people living in the mountainous border regions of China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

2. According to the census, the Lahu population in China waswhich constituted about two-thirds of the total Lahu population. 3. Th.Women in Buddhism is a topic that can be approached from varied perspectives including those of theology, history, anthropology, and l interests include the theological status of women, the treatment of women in Buddhist societies at home and in public, the history of women in Buddhism, and a comparison of the experiences of women across different forms of Buddhism.value for the health and survival of the planet and all its inhabitants.

Macy in her book. World as, lover, world as self () makes a case for integrating Eco-feminism and Buddhist perspectives for a transformation that would lead to a more compassionate attitude and protection of the planet.