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A modern Buddhist bible : essential readings from East and West

Author: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes an alternative look at modern Buddhism from the perspective of prominent authors writing from 1873 to 1980, and includes biographical sketches for each entry.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Modern Buddhist bible.
Boston : Beacon Press, 2002
(OCoLC)988874051
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
ISBN: 0807012432 9780807012437
OCLC Number: 50448080
Notes: "Published originally in paperback edition by Penguin Books Ltd. in 2002"--CIP t.p. verso.
Description: xli, 266 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky --
Sir Edwin Arnold --
Henry Steel Olcott --
Paul Carus --
Shaku Sōen --
Dwight Goddard --
Anagarika Dharmapala --
Alexandra David-Neel --
D.T. Suzuki --
W.Y. Evans-Wentz --
T'ai Hsu --
B.R. Ambedkar --
Lama Govinda --
R.H. Blyth --
Mahasi Sayadaw --
Shunryu Suzuki --
Buddhadasa --
Philip Kapleau --
William Burroughs --
Alan Watts --
Jack Kerouac --
Ayya Khema --
Sangharakshita --
Allen Ginsberg --
Thich Nhat Hanh --
Gary Snyder --
Sulak Sivaraksa --
The Dalai Lama --
Cheng Yen --
Fritjof Capra --
Chögyam Trungpa.
Responsibility: edited by Donald S. Lopez.
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Takes an alternative look at modern Buddhism from the perspective of prominent authors writing from 1873 to 1980, and includes biographical sketches for each entry.

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