publication . Master thesis . 2015

Encountering spiritual tourism in Kathmandu

Børø, Nora;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 May 2015
  • Publisher: The University of Bergen
Abstract
Spiritual tourism as a phenomenon is increasing worldwide. Many have conducted research looking at the intersection between religion and tourism, but few have focused on the host community within these encounters. Many Western tourists arrive in Kathmandu to go on retreats', and to participate in yoga and meditation classes. The majority of these are particularly interested in various forms of Buddhist practice and traditions. In this thesis I have studied how Nepali emerging adults view this trend, how extensive the contact zones between them and the spiritual tourists are, and whether or not there are signs of spiritu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Kathmandu, Spiritual Tourism, Host Community, 714999, Mastergrad, Religion, Emerging Adults
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publication . Master thesis . 2015

Encountering spiritual tourism in Kathmandu

Børø, Nora;