What is the role of lay Buddhists?

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While there is disagreement within and between Buddhist traditions about what may or may not constitute genuine ordination, the variety of roles for laity are not usually problematic, especially as they generally continue to center around the prescribed roles of supporting the monastic community and ethical practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBuddhism in 5 minutes
EditorsElizabeth J. Harris
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherEquinox Publishing Ltd
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781800500914
ISBN (Print)9781800500891, 9781800500907
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2021

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NameReligion in five minutes


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