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Gathering leaves and lifting words

Justin McDaniel

Gathering leaves and lifting words

histories of monastic education in Laos and Thailand

by Justin McDaniel

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Published by University of Washington Press in association with Silkworm Books, Thailand in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Laos -- History,
  • Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- Thailand -- History,
  • Buddhist monks -- Education -- Laos -- History,
  • Buddhist monks -- Education -- Thailand -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJustin McDaniel.
    SeriesCritical dialogues in Southeast Asian studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ162.L28 M33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16504836M
    ISBN 109780295988481, 9780295988498
    LC Control Number2008006065

    Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ). My first book on Buddhist : associate professor at University .   The Gathering bears witness to a modern Irelandwhich at the time of its publication in was the shiny, bright, roaring Celtic Tiger, an economic miraclethat cannot escape its past. It is told in a looping, troubling first-person by Veronica Hegarty, who lives an aimless existence in a detached five-bedroom home in the Dublin suburbs with /5.

    Book formats. In the hand press period (up to about ) books were manufactured by printing text on both sides of a full sheet of paper and then folding the paper one or more times into a group of leaves or binder would sew the gatherings (sometimes also called signatures) through their inner hinges and attached to cords in the spine to form the book block. His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ). It won the Benda Prize from the Association of Asian Studies for the best first book in .

      “gathering Leaves” is yet another metaphorical poem involving deeper philosophical inclination to some aspect of life as he has expressed in other poems ”stopping by woods in a snowy evening” and “ Road not taken” where the poet take the help of n. In the first three quarters of the poem there are many long vowel sounds emphasising the long, slow, repetitive and seemingly futile exercise of gathering leaves as can be seen in the opening lines with the words: "spades" "leaves" and "spoons". These long sounds continue as the speaker "load[s] and unload[s] again and again".


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Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand. Through five centuries of adaptation and reinterpretation of sacred texts and commentaries, Justin McDaniel traces curricular variations in Buddhist oral and written Winner of the Henry J.

Benda Prize sponsored by the /5. "The book reads very fluidly as McDaniel writes in an unusually clear and straightforward manner The book will no doubt become essential reading for anyone studying the social history of Thailand and Laos or Theravada Buddhism."―Daniel Veidlinger, History of Religions, February "Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words is a rich and often fascinating treatment of Buddhist monastic Cited by: Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos Gathering leaves and lifting words book Thailand.

Through five centuries of adaptation and reinterpretation of sacred texts and commentaries, Justin McDaniel traces curricular variations in Buddhist oral and written education that reflect a wide array of community goals and by: As the first comprehensive study of monastic education in Thailand and Laos, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words will appeal to a wide audience of scholars and students interested in religious studies, anthropology, social and intellectual history, and pedagogy.

Reviews: "This book is a gold mine of descriptive information, analysis, and. Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand. By Justin Thomas McDaniel. PUBLISHED: August ; SUBJECT LISTING: History, Asian Studies / Southeast Asia; BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Pages, 6 x 9 in, 28 illus.

Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand. Through five centuries of adaptation and reinterpretation of sacred texts and commentaries, Justin McDaniel traces curricular variations in Buddhist oral and written education that reflect a wide array of community goals and values.

Get this from a library. Gathering leaves & lifting words: histories of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand. [Justin McDaniel]. McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies.

His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda Prize. His second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin Prize.

Get this from a library. Gathering leaves & lifting words: histories of Buddhist monastic education in Laos and Thailand. [Justin Thomas McDaniel].

Justin Thomas McDaniel’s Gathering Leaves & Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand Book Review QUENTIN PEARSON Cornell University AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Quentin (“Trais”) Pearson is a third year Ph.D.

student in the Department of History at Cornell University. Justin McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies. His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda Prize. His second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin Prize.

He has received grants from the NEH, Mellon, Rockefeller, Fulbright, PACRIM, Luce, the SSRC, among others. His book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand, is published by the University of Washington Press () and won the prestigious Harry Benda Prize for best first book in Southeast Asian Studies from the Association of Asian Studies.

Robert Frost describes the process of gathering leaves as a part of the harvest which gives him no gratification. The poem takes us through the time consuming process of gathering leaves. At the end of the poem, the speaker is left with nothing but a shed full of dull, weightless leaves (Report) Reply.

#N#Korbin (8/21/ AM). McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies. His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda Prize. His second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin Prize. Justin McDaniel's research foci include Lao, Thai, Pali and Sanskrit literature, art and architecture, and manuscript studies.

His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words, won the Harry Benda second book, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magic Monk, won the Kahin has received grants from the NEH, Mellon, Rockefeller, Fulbright, PACRIM, Luce, the SSRC, among others.

Gathering Leaves & Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain The Emanated Scripture of Manjusri: Shabkar’s Essential Meditation Instructions.

Gathering Leaves Self-made notes Stanza 1 * Autumn * Collecting memories which are disorganized throughout the years * Reflecting himself Stanza 2 * A bleak autumn’s day and all nature begins to die/grow duller Stanza 3 * The speaker gathers a lot of leaves and piles them up as a mountain, but it is hard to embrace/catch.

Leaves Lyrics: I close your eyes with my mouth / Now you don't see anything / But you feel my breath all over / I can feel you too / Although I don't really know you / I don't really care / Cry.

At Gathering Leaves, I offer independent professional editing services.I value your business and am dedicated to providing my clients with a positive working relationship. To learn more about Gathering Leaves and the services I offer, please fill out the contact form or email me at [email protected]   His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand won the prestigious Harry Benda Prize for Best First Book in Southeast Asian Studies.

Subjects History. Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words is a rich and often fascinating treatment of Buddhist monastic textual culture and bilingual commentary in the Siamese/Thai/Lao region, reflecting the author's long personal acquaintance with Lao/Thai monastic institutions and educational practice.

An exciting and productive feature of McDaniel's work is his. In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe. — N.K. Jemisin. Previous article 5 Daily Habits that Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Mental Health.

Next article 5 Signs You’re a True Author: Flavia Medrut.His first book, Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words (University of Washington Press, ), won the Benda Prize and his second, The Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk (Columbia University Press, ), won the Kahin Prize.

His most recent book is the Architects of Buddhist Leisure (University of Hawaii Press, ). McDaniel's forthcoming work.