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Project: Institutional organisation of Buddhist nunneries in China: between past and present

project duration
01-JAN-09 – 31-DEC-12
abstract
The research project studies the institutional organisation of Buddhist nunneries in a Chinese and in an international context. The focus lies on the attitude of nunneries towards tradition and present-day reality, as well as on their international role based on this attitude. The project aims at providing a scientifically well based research of the institutional position of nunneries within Buddhism.