Women Practicing Buddhism: American Experiences

The Buddhist women s movement represents an astounding 300 million women worldwide increasingly, many American women are embracing the discipline both as a tonic to the frantic pace of modern life and a nurturing alternative to some Western religious practices Women Practicing Buddhism, born out of the conference, Women Practicing Buddhism American Experiences, hThe Buddhist women s movement represents an astounding 300 million women worldwide increasingly, many American women are embracing the discipline both as a tonic to the frantic pace of modern life and a nurturing alternative to some Western religious practices Women Practicing Buddhism, born out of the conference, Women Practicing Buddhism American Experiences, held at Smith College in 2005, is a kind of mosaic portrait of the movement, a compelling chorus of voices that includes prominent Dharma teachers and noted writers, artists, activists, and healers, both Eastern and Western The book centers on personal issues and practices, exploring women s particular experiences of Buddhism as it spreads throughout North America and takes root in new contexts Typical of the essays is bell hooks evocative Moving Beyond Gender, which offers an inspiring picture of how Buddhism gave her fresh perspectives on life.
Women Practicing Buddhism American Experiences The Buddhist women s movement represents an astounding million women worldwide increasingly many American women are embracing the discipline both as a tonic to the frantic pace of modern life and

  • Title: Women Practicing Buddhism: American Experiences
  • Author: Peter N. Gregory Susanne Mrozik
  • ISBN: 9780861715398
  • Page: 114
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Women Practicing Buddhism: American Experiences”

    1. A book with many diverse experiences that combines all the things I hold dear in my life: feminism, social justice and spirituality. I've been trying to find my portal to this faith, but it's been so hard since a lot of the material I've read seemed so exclusive of the present day experiences of Buddhist women, as well as differing perspectives on evolving practices of the faith within the states. This book, to my uncontainable excitement, draws on so many discrepancies within Buddhist communiti [...]

    2. I can't get enough of Dame Iris Murdoch. Intricate plots and characters. Always keeps one guessing and leaves plenty of room for thought and contemplation.

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