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Why Buddhism?: Westerners in Search of Wisdom

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Synopsis:

A skilled journalist and interviewer who has explored Buddhism for 25 years, Mackenzie explores the phenomenal rise of Buiddhism in the West. This book profiles in-depth 15 Western Buddhists.

Synopsis:

This title explores Buddhism, ideas about other religions, about work and worldly success, thoughts on mind, consciousness and enlightenment; views on nature, the family, relationships, and death. The picture that emerges is a reflection on what Buddhism means to the contemporary West.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780007142286
Subtitle:
Westerners in Search of Wisdom
Publisher:
Element Books
Author:
MacKenzie, Vicki
Location:
London
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhist converts.
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Series Volume:
no. 811
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
9.08x6.40x1.03 in. .94 lbs.

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Product details 308 pages Element Books - English 9780007142286 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A skilled journalist and interviewer who has explored Buddhism for 25 years, Mackenzie explores the phenomenal rise of Buiddhism in the West. This book profiles in-depth 15 Western Buddhists.
"Synopsis" by , This title explores Buddhism, ideas about other religions, about work and worldly success, thoughts on mind, consciousness and enlightenment; views on nature, the family, relationships, and death. The picture that emerges is a reflection on what Buddhism means to the contemporary West.
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