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    The star spangled Buddhist : Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the quest for enlightenment in America / Jeff Ourvan.
    by Ourvan, Jeff.
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    New York : Skyhorse Publishing, c2013.
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  • Buddhism and culture -- United States.
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    9781620876398 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
    1620876396 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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    xxvii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Introduction: Nirvana unplugged : Buddhism in America today -- Part one. The first jewel : the Buddha. Under the Bodhi Tree : the drama of Shakyamuni Buddha -- Zen and the art of American-style maintenance -- Tibetan Buddhism : a crazy little thing called wisdom -- The lotus position : Nichiren, Daisaku Ikeda, and the Soka Gakkai -- Part two. The second jewel : the Dharma. Flower power : the special transmission of Zen -- Tantric sects : merit, meditation, and mentoring in Tibetan Buddhism -- Repeat after me : nam...myoho...renge...kyo -- Part three. The third jewel : the Sangha. Relatively speaking : logic, ethics, and Zen -- Tibetan checks and balances : lean in the direction of the Dharma -- Like fish in water : the Soka Gakkai and the mentor-disciple spirit -- Conclusion: In the next present moment : the future of Buddhism in America.
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    Explore the full landscape of American Buddhism. Ourvan, a practicing lay Buddhist, reveals the history, practice, and specific community of believers of the three most popular Buddhist groups in America today.
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