Buddhism

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a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha

the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

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What links these different cases is that they reveal that the lived experience of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia is a nexus of relationships and discourses on religion, ethnicity broadly construed and nationality.
Popular Buddhism in Southeast Asia also reflects the importance of family and has incorporated animistic beliefs.
Indeed, the only substantiated clear influence of Pure Land Buddhism in Southeast Asia of which I am aware is in Vietnamese Buddhism.
Magic and related kinds of phenomena have long presented a problem in the study of Buddhism in Southeast Asia.
Robert Lester, Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1973), pp.