Abstract no. 392

This study aims to examine the transformation of rural Buddhist temples into entrepreneurial institutions under the constitution established by the elected government of Bhutan. Following the country’s political democratization in 2008, the new constitution forbids...

Abstract no. 184

Some laywomen in Bhutan live celibate lives as an expression of religious devotion. These women are recognized as laywomen and are distinct from nuns although they follow a nun-like lifestyle. Previous researches in South Asia show that a woman’s life course is widely...