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Author Garfinkel, Perry.

Title Buddha or bust : in search of truth, meaning, happiness and the man who found them all / Perry Garfinkel.

Publication Info. New York : Harmony Books, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  294.3 GAR    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  294.3092 GAR    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 320 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-312) and index.
Contents Buddha Rising: A 2,500-year-old idea that's more relevant than ever -- Welcome to the New (Axial) Age: Was the Buddha the world's first baby boomer? -- Finding the Buddha's Truth of Suffering in Poland -- In the Land of the Buddha's Birth: India Reawakens to the Awakened One -- Still Shedding the Tears: Sri Lanka Before and After the Tsunami -- Tattoos, Pick Up Sticks and Mock Monks: The Creative Mix of Thai Buddhism -- Wherever You Go, There You Are-- Even in Hong Kong -- Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Buddhism Makes a Slow Comeback in China -- Keeping the Heart Sutra of Buddhism Still Beating in Japan -- Back in the Om of the Free and the Brave: American Buddhism is the latest wrinkle in a perpetually smiling face -- Gautama Goes to Gaul: Buddhism With a French Twist -- On Interviewing the Dalai Lama: He Had Me at Hello -- Breathing In, Breathing Out: The Search Continues -- Basic Buddhist Vocabulary -- Resources -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Garfinkel, Perry.
Buddhism -- Social aspects.
Religious life -- Buddhism.
Spiritual biography.
ISBN 140008217X
Standard No. 9781400082179
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