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Unformatted text preview: important to Southeast Asian rulers? What were these numbers supposed to represent? 8) Describe what plural symbolism is, and give an example. 9) Explain how the king was connected to the gods in Southeast Asia. 10) How was religion used to legitimize or justify a kings authority? 11) Why did rulers often become fearful of leaving their palaces? 12) In Hinayana (Theravada) Buddhism, the king could not be considered a god, so how was his position justified through religion? How was karma related to this? 13) Who was the Cambodian king supposed to sleep with each night? 14) How was the downfall of a king explained in the Buddhist tradition? 15) Why did some Burmese leaders, who led rebellions against the British, try to take hold of or even build their own palace?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course ANTHRO anthro 169 taught by Professor Prof.tomdouglas during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.
- Fall '10