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Under the Bo Tree

Nur Yalman

Under the Bo Tree

studies in caste, kinship and marriage in the interior of Ceylon.

by Nur Yalman

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Published by California University Press, University of Cambridge Press in Berkeley, London .
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Open LibraryOL17440686M
ISBN 100520013689

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Under the Bo Tree: Studies in Caste, Kinship and Marriage in the Interior of Ceylon (Campus, 62) Paperback – October 1, byCited by: Book description Women under the Bo Tree examines the tradition of female world-renunciation in Buddhist Sri Lanka.

The study is textual, historical and anthropological, and links ancient tradition with contemporary : Tessa J. Bartholomeusz. The Journal of Asian Studies "Women under the Bo Tree is a fascinating account of the life of an unusual institution, the history of which sheds a great deal of light on the position of women in contemporary Theravada Buddhist by: Under the Bo.

Asian Antiques and Asian Arts. The basic money tree consists of 3 levels formed by branches, with “leaves” that imitate ancient Chinese coins. These levels represent mountains that the souls of the dead must climb to reach the summit of immortality. The money tree is also a symbol of rebirth and eternal life for the dead.

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