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  • Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal.
    LeVine, S., and David N. Gellner (2005)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; Buddhist, Theravada; Nepal
  • Monk, Householder, and Tantric Priest. Newar Buddhism and its Hierarchy of Ritual.
    Gellner, David N. (1992)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal, Kathmandu; Buddhist, Nepal; Ritual
  • High Religion: A Cultural and Political History of Sherpa Buddhism.
    Ortner, Sherry B. (1989)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sherpa; Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal
  • Priesthood and Possession: Newar Religion in the Light of Some Weberian Concepts.
    Gellner, David N. (1988)
    Pacific Viewpoint 29:2. (Also in Gellner (ed.) The Anthropology of Buddhism and Hinduism: Weberian Themes. Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 85-105)

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Newar; Buddhist, Nepal; Possession
  • Les aspects religieux de la royauté Néwar au Népal.
    Toffin, Gérard (1979)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 48:1: 53-82.

    Assesses the link between religion & kingship among the Newars, a highly hinduized Nepalese population.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; State; Nepal; Newar
  • Sherpas through their Rituals.
    Ortner, Sherry B. (1978)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Nepal; Ritual; Nepal; Sherpa
  • Buddhist Brahmans.
    Greenwold, Stephen M. (1974)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 15:1: 101-123. Comment by Ane Vergati Stahl 16:2 (1975): 310-316. Reply by Greenwold 18:1 (1977): 194-197.

    Based on 1970-72 observations in Nepal; Buddhism in interaction with Hinduism has a hereditary clergy, a temple-based financial & social structure, & an adherence to the caste system.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal; Brahman
  • Monkhood Versus Priesthood in Newar Buddhism.
    Greenwold, Stephen M. (1974)
    In Christolph von Fürer-Haimendorf (ed.), Contributions to the Anthropology of Nepal. Warminister: Aris & Phillips, pp. 129-149.

    General description based on a 22 month field study.

    Associated Search Terms: Nepal; Clergy role; Monk; Buddhist, Nepal
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