Crosby, Kate (2008) 'Karma, Social Collapse or Geophysics? Interpretations of suffering among Sri Lankan Buddhist in the immediate aftermath of the 2004 Asian tsunami.' Contemporary Buddhism, 9 (1). pp. 53-76.
The article examines the varying interpretation of kamma and suffering among Sri Lankan Buddhists following the 2004 Asian tsunami, drawing on textual sources and interviews conducted during relief work in the days and weeks following the tsunami.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Theravada Buddhism kamma tsunami Sri Lanka|
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Religions and Philosophies > Centre of Buddhist Studies
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Religions and Philosophies
Regional Centres > SOAS South Asian Institute
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BQ Buddhism|
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||10.1080/14639940802312683|
|Depositing User:||Kate Crosby|
|Date Deposited:||13 Nov 2009 10:30|
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