Project: Institutional organisation of Buddhist nunneries in China: between past and present
- project duration
- 01-JAN-09 – 31-DEC-12
- 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.