Lauren Leve on Buddhism in the New Nepal

“The structure of capitalism is changing in ways that force people, compel people to shape shift all the time.”

Lauren Leve, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at University of North Carolina, talks about how Buddhism is being transformed in contemporary Nepal.

This podcast was recorded during the 2013 Advanced Studies Institute (ASI) Conference on Mindfulness in Cultural Context. The 2014 ASI theme is “The Politics of Diversity: Pluralism, Multiculturalism and Mental Health”. For more information and to register, please visit the Division of Transcultural Psychiatry’s main site.

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