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Title: Dharma, Color, and Culture: New Voices in Western Buddhism.
Description: Parallax, Berkeley, 2004.. 239 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 1888375426 "Thought-provoking and passionate, (this book) provides a unique perspective on Buddhism in the West. In this groundbreaking anthology, practitioners of color across the entire spectrum of Bud dhist traditions share their perspectives on suffering and the path to the cessation of suffering. In personal and original essays, Jan Willis, Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston, Charles Johnson, Thich Nhat Hanh, and others reveal the conne c t i o n s between spiritual practice and the liberation of all human beings. These essays by twenty-six Latino, Asian, Asian American, African American, and Native American Buddhist practitioners highlight how Buddhism can be an effective antido te t o su ff er i ng and a vehicle for liberation. (It) forges a new path in our understanding of the simple truths of Buddhism and their relevance for all of us." Minor edge wear - light wear at top of rear hinge. Very Good.

Keywords: Religious Life, Buddhism, Doctrines, Four Noble Truths, Suffering, Freedom, Eightfold Path, Racism, Race, Right Action, Dharma, Concentration, Birthing.

Price: US$ 10.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 22827

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