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Black Buddha: Changing the Face of American Buddhism By Lama Choyin Rangdrol
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In his 2000 ground-breaking work, Black Buddha, Lama Choyin Rangdrol pioneered the exploration of the racial divide in “American Buddhism” by championing diversity at a time when white... More > sanghas didn’t question the absence of people of color. Since then, Black Buddha has been recognized as a dharma classic by Buddhadharma Magazine, and Lama Choyin Rangdrol has continued to teach internationally, drawing on his personal observations to better reveal the nature of the obstruction we call racism in America.< Less
Black Buddha: Changing the Face of American Buddhism By Lama Choyin Rangdrol
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In his 2000 ground-breaking work, Black Buddha, Lama Choyin Rangdrol pioneered the exploration of the racial divide in “American Buddhism” by championing diversity at a time when white... More > sanghas didn’t question the absence of people of color. Since then, Black Buddha has been recognized as a dharma classic by Buddhadharma Magazine, and Lama Choyin Rangdrol has continued to teach internationally, drawing on his personal observations to better reveal the nature of the obstruction we call racism in America.< Less
Communicative English for Buddhism-Elementary and Intermediate Levels By Minh Thanh
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The book has been written to meet the million Buddhists’ demand for their belief communication. English native speaking countries are approaching Buddhism and reading Buddhism books, therefore... More > this book will help them a lot teach English to monks and nuns in Buddhist countries. Buddhism has become an international religion for a long time and developed powerfully in Europe and America. The most important thing is the western countries are believing in Buddhism and using English as a tool to communicate. One original method used in the book is interactive communication method. With this method learners can perfect four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) directly with their teachers or they can study easily by themselves. The book specializing in English for Buddhism help the learners not only develop technical words and abilities to communicate with Buddhists, but also communicate in daily life. The book introduce the principles of Buddhism, the Buddha’s teachings and mindfulness practices.< Less
Communicative English for Buddhism-Elementary and Intermediate Levels By Minh Thanh
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The book has been written to meet the million Buddhists’ demand for their belief communication. English native speaking countries are approaching Buddhism and reading Buddhism books, therefore... More > this book will help them a lot teach English to monks and nuns in Buddhist countries. Buddhism has become an international religion for a long time and developed powerfully in Europe and America. The most important thing is the western countries are believing in Buddhism and using English as a tool to communicate. One original method used in the book is interactive communication method. With this method learners can perfect four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) directly with their teachers or they can study easily by themselves. The book specializing in English for Buddhism help the learners not only develop technical words and abilities to communicate with Buddhists, but also communicate in daily life. The book introduce the principles of Buddhism, the Buddha’s teachings and mindfulness practices.< Less
Korean Buddhism History--Condition--Art By Frederick Starr
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frederick Starr (January 23, 1826 – January 8, 1867) was an... More > American clergyman and abolitionist.Starr, the second son of Frederick and Sarah Starr, of Rochester, N. Y., was born in that city, January 23, 1826. He had united, at the age of ten, with the First Presbyterian Church in Rochester. He graduated from Yale College in 1846. He turned immediately upon leaving College, to the preparation for the ministry. After three years in the Auburn Theological Seminary, in 1850 he visited Missouri, laboring for a few weeks in St. Louis as a city missionary, and for some months with the Presbyterian Church in Weston. Toward the end of the same year he was ordained pastor of this Church. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Starr_(reverend)< Less
A Meditation Journal for African Americans By Lama Choyin Rangdrol
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This journal, with meditations by Lama Rangdrol lightly inscribed on every other blank page, provides a space to explore the unique issues faced by African American practitioners of dharma in the... More > West. The liberative meditations excavate the cause of suffering, and provide a healing message of transcendent joy. Create your own private retreat in your mind, guided by the insights of a practitioner who transformed the maladies of his youth into an inspirational life of peace as a Buddhist lama. Recommended for: African American Retreatants, African American Studies, Buddhist Studies/Diversity, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Buddhist Bookstores, American Buddhist Organizational, Business, and Development Management.< Less
A Meditation Journal for African Americans By Lama Choyin Rangdrol
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This journal, with meditations by Lama Rangdrol lightly inscribed on every other blank page, provides a space to explore the unique issues faced by African American practitioners of dharma in the... More > West. The liberative meditations excavate the cause of suffering, and provide a healing message of transcendent joy. Create your own private retreat in your mind, guided by the insights of a practitioner who transformed the maladies of his youth into an inspirational life of peace as a Buddhist lama. Recommended for: African American Retreatants, African American Studies, Buddhist Studies/Diversity, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Buddhist Bookstores, American Buddhist Organizational, Business, and Development Management.< Less
Confessions of an American Buddhist By Michael Steven Friedman
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Surrounded by the challenges and tribulations of living the single life in New York City, a young man discovers real value and the true meaning of happiness through the philosophy and practice of... More > Buddhism. Humorous, touching, and thought provoking, this book not only entertains, but challenges the very foundation of Western religious thinking. (Click on PREVIEW THIS BOOK to see the complete text of back cover and flaps).< Less
Confessions of an American Buddhist By Michael Steven Friedman
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What tupe of Buddhism would cause over 10,000,000 Japanese families to begin practicing in only 60 years since World War II? That's an average of over 456 people each day! Not very well understood... More > in America, its growth has been unprecedented in world religious history. Discover through the trials and tribulations of living the single life in New York City, how a young man discovered his own understanding of true happiness through this seemingly unusual but simple practice. A story of humor and sensitivity, the clear explanations found throughout will challenge the foundations of western religious thinking. (Click on PREVIEW THIS BOOK to see the complete text of back cover and flaps).< Less
My American Zen Life By Gerry Shishin Wick
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"My American Zen Life" describes the intimate spiritual journey of Gerry Shishin Wick from an ordinary alienated kid to one of America’s premier Zen masters. Wick encountered Zen in... More > Berkeley in the 1960s, a few years later became a student of Sochu Suzuki Roshi in London and then spent 23 years as a disciple of Taizan Maezumi Roshi at the Zen Center of Los Angeles where he became an independent Zen teacher. Wick’s Zen memoir is an important history of the coming of Zen to America. His life intertwined with the lives of many seminal figures in American Zen including Bernie Glassman, Joko Beck, John Daido Loori, Robert Aitken, Shunryu Suzuki, Eido Shimano, Genpo Merzel, Chozen Bays and others. Wick’s Zen teachings are interspersed within his historical narrative, making "My American Zen Life" a treasure chest of wisdom for daily living.< Less