Westward Dharma: Buddhism beyond Asia

Synopsis

"Like seeds on the wind, Buddhist teachings continue to reach new lands. This outstanding book brings to light, in rich detail, the current flowering of Buddhism in the West. Long a world religion, Buddhism is now a global one."--Kenneth Kraft, author of "The Wheel of Engaged Buddhism

""Westward Dharma deserves a place on the growing bookshelf of contemporary Buddhist studies. Prebish and Baumann broaden our horizons from North America to the wider Western world, exploring key aspects of Buddhism's most recent geographical and cultural expansion."--Paul David Numrich, coauthor of "Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Martin Baumann
  • Charles S. Prebish
  • Thomas A. Tweed
  • B. Alan Wallace
  • Richard Hughes Seager
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Berkeley, CA
Publication year:
  • 2002