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    Poetic Dhamma and the Zare: Traditional Styles of Teaching Theravada Amongst the Shan of Northern Thailand.Kate Crosby & Jotika Khur-Yearn - 2010 - Contemporary Buddhism 11 (1):1-26.
    In the Theravada Buddhism of the Shan peoples of northern Burma and Thailand, the main medium for the transmission of complex teachings is an elaborate form of poetry. The scholars who preserve and perform the readings of such teachings are called zare. Mostly they are laymen, although some are women and a few are monks. This article examines how the zare acquire their extraordinary erudition, the challenges confronting the tradition in the face of political suppression, modernity and minority language status, (...)
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    Richness Of Buddhist Texts In Shan Manuscripts: Seven Shan Versions Of Satipa[Image Omitted]hAna Sutta.Jotika Khur-Yearn - 2009 - Contemporary Buddhism 10 (1):85-90.
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    Streams of the Salween: Currents and Crosscurrents in the Study of Shan Buddhism.Kate Crosby, Khammai Dhammasami, Jotika Khur-Yearn & Andrew Skilton - 2009 - Contemporary Buddhism 10 (1):1-15.
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    Traditional and Modern Meditation Practices in Shan Buddhist Communities.Jotika Khur-Yearn - 2019 - Contemporary Buddhism 20 (1-2):314-345.
    ABSTRACTThis article explores how meditation is inculcated throughout the life of Shan Buddhists using poetic phrasing and texts, culminating in several forms of meditation as part of the practice of temple-sleeping undertaken by lay Buddhist seniors from the age of 40 upwards. I look at how the poetic texts, lik loung, that form the basis of temple-sleeping practice, may have shifted in content in the 19th to 20th centuries to focus on meditation topics, in a move parallel to the development (...)
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    An Interdisciplinary Journal.Andrew Skilton, Shan Buddhism, Kate Crosby, Khammai Dhammasami, Jotika Khur-Yearn, Chit Hlaing, Susan Conway, Venerable Khammai Dhammasami, Nancy Eberhardt & Jane M. Ferguson - 2009 - Contemporary Buddhism 10 (2).
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