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Re: QUERY> Bardo in Taiwan?

Dear Carl,

If the term being used is "bardo" or a Chinese phonetic version thereof, the source is quite definitely Tibetan. Tibetan Buddhism has grown astronomically in Taiwan in the past few decades, but the phenomenon has not been much studied. A recent collection that begins to rectify this may be found here: https://publications.efeo.fr/en/livres/913_the-hybridity-of-buddhism

Re: QUERY> Bardo in Taiwan?

As it has not yet been mentioned, I dare to add that in regard to this concept in East Asia (though not for the most modern periods, and therefore not directly relevant to the query), one should certainly see the article "Chūu" in the fifth volume of the Hobogirin (5: 558-663).

NEW JOURNAL ISSUE> Journal of Religion in Japan 7.2 (2018)

Dear Colleagues,

Our apologies for cross-posting.

We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Religion in Japan (JRJ) 7.2 has been published. The volume can be viewed at: https://brill.com/view/journals/jrj/7/2/jrj.7.issue-2.xml  

With our best regards,

The Editors

Elisabetta Porcu and James Mark Shields



Journal of Religion in Japan 7.2 (2018) 




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