Thai Meditation Lineages Abroad: Creating Networks of Exchange

  title={Thai Meditation Lineages Abroad: Creating Networks of Exchange},
  author={Brooke Schedneck},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  pages={427 - 438}
Abstract International travel is a significant component in the making of transnational Buddhism. This article argues that through even limited international travel and exchange with Buddhist teachers, networks of exchange can be created. Focusing on international meditation centres in Thailand, I delineate three mediums through which meditation teachers, in conjunction with their students, build institutional transnational links. Using case studies from various lineages and teachers within… 



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