Duchové Kambodži - živá tradice

Title in English Ghosts of Cambodia - Living tradition


Year of publication 2018
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Kulturní vývoj asijského a afrického kontinentu
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords Cambodia; ghosts; Theravada Buddhism
Description A belief in ghosts is an inseparable component of an everyday life all over Cambodia. In my paper, I present some of the many spirits, ghosts and demons of Cambodia as well as describe their principle aspects. I also mention a few examples of this belief, as well as give the proof that it is not merely a part of the cultural set of customs, folklore, or tales for children, but rather a living and developing tradition.
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