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A New Chan (Zen) School in Taiwan: Dharma Drum Lineage of Chan Buddhism  

Jimmy Yu

Online publication date:
Nov 2014
Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) is one of the largest and most influential Buddhist international organizations in Taiwan. Founded in 1989 by the late master Shengyan Huikong (Sheng Yen), DDM is ... More

Religious Responses to the 2011 Tsunami in Japan  

Levi McLaughlin

Online publication date:
Apr 2016
Scholars have recently begun synthesizing data on the massive aid response by religious organizations after the March 11, 2011, compound earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters in ... More

Virtual Religion: A Case Study of Virtual Tibet  

Christopher Helland

Online publication date:
Feb 2015
This essay introduces some of the key issues associated with virtual religious practices. With the development of the MODEM program and public access to the Internet and then the WWW, ... More