Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

34. What is the Role of Lay Buddhists?

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Alice Collett [+-]
University of Wolverhampton
Alice Collett is Director of The South Asia History Project, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Her research focuses on the religious history of ancient India, especially the history of women.

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While there is disagreement within and between Buddhist traditions about what may or may not constitute genuine ordination, the variety of roles for laity are not usually problematic, especially as they generally continue to center around the prescribed roles of supporting the monastic community and ethical practice.

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Collett, Alice. 34. What is the Role of Lay Buddhists?. Buddhism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 168-171 Nov 2021. ISBN 9781800500907. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40773. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40773. Nov 2021

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