Mapping Buddhist Cultures Among Theravadin in Time and Space: International Workshop at the Royal University of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, on September 23, 2016
Compares Theravada Buddhist culture and practices in mainland Southeast Asia, including Cambodia, Thailand, Lao PDR, Yunnan (Southern China), Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. Covers historical and geographic data on Cambodian Buddhist temples, mobility of monks and novices in Cambodia and Thailand, Dharma, monastic life and social movement of monks in Myanmar. Explicates Theravada Buddhist practices as well as mobility of monks and temple distribution in Yunnan during the rural transformation period. Presents Buddhist practices and temple architecture in urban Sri Lanka.