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The Resource The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America, Jeff Ourvan

The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America, Jeff Ourvan

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The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America
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The star spangled Buddhist
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Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America
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Jeff Ourvan
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eng
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Explore the full landscape of American Buddhism. Ourvan, a practicing lay Buddhist, reveals the history, practice, and specific community of believers of the three most popular Buddhist groups in America today
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Title
The star spangled Buddhist
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Summary
Examines the growing Buddhist movement in America as more and more people seeking spiritual enlightenment leave behind traditional religions and join one of the three largest groups: the Soka Gakkai International, Tibetan/Vajrayana Buddhism, and Zen Buddhism. 10,000 first printing
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
294.3/920973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ732
LC item number
.O97 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America
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Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America
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Jeff Ourvan
The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America, Jeff Ourvan
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The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America, Jeff Ourvan
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-167) and index
Contents
Introduction: Nirvana unplugged : Buddhism in America today -- Part one. The first jewel : the Buddha. Under the Bodhi Tree : the drama of Shakyamuni Buddha -- Zen and the art of American-style maintenance -- Tibetan Buddhism : a crazy little thing called wisdom -- The lotus position : Nichiren, Daisaku Ikeda, and the Soka Gakkai -- Part two. The second jewel : the Dharma. Flower power : the special transmission of Zen -- Tantric sects : merit, meditation, and mentoring in Tibetan Buddhism -- Repeat after me : nam...myoho...renge...kyo -- Part three. The third jewel : the Sangha. Relatively speaking : logic, ethics, and Zen -- Tibetan checks and balances : lean in the direction of the Dharma -- Like fish in water : the Soka Gakkai and the mentor-disciple spirit -- Conclusion: In the next present moment : the future of Buddhism in America
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ocn816030451
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xxvii, 180 pages
Isbn
9781620876398
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013005416
Other control number
40022473024
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illustrations

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