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Adventures with the Buddha : a personal Buddhism reader

Author: Jeffery Paine
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A survey of Buddhism as told through the experiences of nine western practitioners who traveled throughout Asia in their pursuit of enlightenment offers insight into its philosophies and practices through a series of first-hand perspectives.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffery Paine
ISBN: 0393059065 9780393059069
OCLC Number: 55797905
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 410 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tibet as it once was / by Alexandra David-Neel --
A Himalayan guru of the old style / by Lama Govinda --
The lost world of Chinese buddhism / by John Blofeld --
Taoism and/or buddhism? / by Peter Goullart --
Reality in a Zen monastery / by Janwillem van de Wetering --
An African-American woman's journey into buddhism / by Jan Willis --
In search of women's wisdom / by Tsultrim Allione --
Suffering and its partial cure / by Sharon Salzberg --
The Diamond sutra, the diamond business / by Michael Roach --
Into the closet --
To hell and to jail.
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