Charisma in Buddhism — Ven. Piyasilo



A sociological and doctrinal study of charisma, this book discusses three past Buddhist workers — Father Sumangalo, Ananda Mangala Maha nayaka Thera, Dr. Wong Phui Weng — and a living master, the charismatic Ajahn Yantra Amaro of Thailand. Among other topics discussed are: • Types of charisma • Genius, leadership and charisma • The Buddha as a charismatic leader • The Sangha and the routinization of charisma
• Exploiting charisma • The disadvantages of charisma • Buddhist Suttas relating to charisma [being a preprint of Buddhism, Society and History: towards a postmodern perspective]


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Monday June 6, 2022
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