American Buddhism

Relevant memoirs ahout experiences within the American Zen community are found in Lawrence Shainhcrg , Ambivalent Zen : A Memoir ( New York : Pantheon , 1995 ) , and Erik Fraser Storlie , Nothing on My Mind : An Intimate Account of ...

American Buddhism

The first scholarly study of the emergence of American Buddhist Studies as a significant research field, approaching issues such as identity in Asian-American Buddhism, the new Buddhism, and the scholar's place in American Buddhist Studies.

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Ending the Pursuit of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Barry Magid
Categories: Large type books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-08 - Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

Inspires us - in wryly gentle prose - to outgrow the impossible pursuit of happiness, and instead make peace with the perfection of the way things are. Including ourselves! Magid invites readers to consider the notion that our certainty that we are broken may be turning our (3z(Bpursuit of happiness(S3(B
Four Men Shaking
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Lawrence Shainberg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-16 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

From Pushcart Prize-winning author Lawrence Shainberg, a funny and powerful memoir about literary friendships, writing, and Zen practice. “Inexplicably good karma”—to this, author Lawrence Shainberg attributes a life filled with relationships with legendary writers and renowned Buddhist teachers. In Four Men Shaking he weaves together the narratives of three of
American Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The first scholarly study of the emergence of American Buddhist Studies as a significant research field, approaching issues such as identity in Asian-American Buddhism, the new Buddhism, and the scholar's place in American Buddhist Studies.
The Rhinoceros Tale
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Jeffrey M. Brooks
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-11-01 - Publisher: iUniverse

"An unforgettable account, crackling with energy and full of heart, of how one man discovers the twin worlds of the martial arts and Buddhist practice. This is the kind of book that can change your life." -- Philip Zaleski, Editor of The Best Spiritual Writing series, author of Gifts of
One Bird, One Stone
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Sean Murphy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-01 - Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, Gary Snyder, and Walter Nowick, One Bird, One Stone presents the notable encounters between teachers and students, the moments of insight and wisdom,