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Karma, Social Collapse or Geophysics? Interpretations of suffering among Sri Lankan Buddhist in the immediate aftermath of the 2004 Asian tsunami

By Kate Crosby

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The article examines the varying interpretation of kamma and suffering among Sri Lankan Buddhists following the 2004 Asian tsunami, drawing on textual sources and interviews conducted during relief work in the days and weeks following the tsunami

Topics: 1400, 1000, 5300
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soas.ac.uk:7922
Provided by: SOAS Research Online
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