Moving Against the Stream: The Birth of a New Buddhist Movement
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BeschreibungWhat happens when East meets West? A leading Western Buddhist recalls the heady days of the sixties: while many people headed East to find gurus, Sangharakshita was returning to England after twenty years in India. One of the first Westerners to become a Buddhist monk, he became a controversial figure in the Buddhist world and one of the founding fathers of Western Buddhism. Here is a revealing insider's view of Buddhism in the 1960s, the start of a new religious movement, the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, and insights into the thoughts of Sangharakshita--innovator, teacher, and scholar.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WINDHORSE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2004
Seitenanzahl: 407 Seiten