Wei Wu: Indigenization of Tibetan Buddhism in Modern China
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021Time
Main Building Virtual Room 1
This talk by Wei Wu, assistant professor of religion at Emory University, examines the indigenization of Tibetan Buddhism from the 1910s to the 1950s, focusing on the rise of a Tibetan Gelug lineage founded by a Chinese monk, Nenghai (1886 - 1967), in Sichuan province. Vassar community only, please.
Zoom Link: https://vassar.zoom.us/j/98630135002