Globalizing Tibetan Buddhism: modernism and neo-orthodoxy in contemporary Karma bKa’ brgyud organizations

@article{Scherer2012GlobalizingTB,
  title={Globalizing Tibetan Buddhism: modernism and neo-orthodoxy in contemporary Karma bKa’ brgyud organizations},
  author={B. Scherer},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={125 - 137}
}
  • B. Scherer
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary Buddhism
  • This article addresses the wider issues of continuity and change in the context of the globalization of Tibetan Buddhism. Specifically, it looks at the emergence of lay oriented convert movements within the global Karma bKa’ brgyud school, which are led by ‘crazy wise’ teachers. Firstly, the activities of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1939–1987) are interpreted on the background of the tension between tradition and modernity. In dialogue with modernity, Trungpa gradually pushed the borders of… CONTINUE READING
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