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Author Belt, Joke van de, 1961-

Title Ani-la [electronic resource] : the nuns from Redna Menling / Joke van de Belt ; [translation Evert van Tijn].

Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 94 p. : col. ill., col. map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-94).
Contents Preamble : the nuns of Redna Menling -- The Bon : a community in exile -- Reasons to profess : what makes a young women become a nun? -- The community of nuns : interaction with its surroundings -- Conclusion : the nuns of Redna Menling.
Summary "This pioneering study vividly portrays the nuns of the Redna Menling monastery in Dolanji (India), the headquarter of the Bön religion in exile. It focuses on the developments of the Bön in exile, the specific context in witch Bön nuns live and how the monastic tradition takes shape. It provides interesting insights into the monastic community in exile, the historic context of the Bön religion as well as the personal motives to become a nun"--Publisher's website.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Tijn, Evert van.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Redna Menling (Monastery : Dolanji, India)
Monastic and religious life of women -- India -- Dolanji.
Bon (Tibetan religion) -- India -- Dolanji.
Buddhist nuns -- India -- Dolanji -- Social conditions.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789088900464 (pbk.)
9088900469 (pbk.)
9789088901393 (e-book)