Chinese Buddhism Today - Conservatism, Modernism, Syncretism and Enjoying Life on the Buddha’s Light Mountain - Yu-Shuang Yao

Chinese Buddhism Today - Conservatism, Modernism, Syncretism and Enjoying Life on the Buddha’s Light Mountain - Yu-Shuang Yao

Offshoots of FGS

Chinese Buddhism Today - Conservatism, Modernism, Syncretism and Enjoying Life on the Buddha’s Light Mountain - Yu-Shuang Yao

Yu-Shuang Yao [+-]
Fo Guang University, Taiwan
Yu-Shuang Yao completed her PhD in Sociology of Religion at the University of London in 2001. She is a Professor at Fo Guang University, Taiwan, specializing in contemporary religions of Taiwan.
Richard Gombrich [+-]
University of Oxford / Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies
Richard Gombrich is founder and President of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. Before his retirement in 2004, he held the Boden Chair of Sanskrit at Oxford University and a Professorial Fellowship at Balliol College for 28 years. He supervised nearly 50 theses on Buddhist topics, and is the author of 200 publications. He continues to lecture and teach at universities round the world.

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The authors supply three cases where men ordained in FGS have gone off to start institutions ontheir own, some with female followers: Ven. Xindao and the Ling Jiou Mountain monastery; Ven. Huiye and the Nanhai Buddhist Association (nanhai jiangtan) and Ven. Huili and the Amitofo Care Centre (ACC).

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Yao, Yu-Shuang; Gombrich, Richard. Offshoots of FGS. Chinese Buddhism Today - Conservatism, Modernism, Syncretism and Enjoying Life on the Buddha’s Light Mountain. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 115-120 Jun 2022. ISBN 9781800502321. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43520. Date accessed: 13 Aug 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43520. Jun 2022

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