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Dharma, Color, and Culture, $14.40
"I felt Buddha's spirit long before I began to study his words." — Alice Walker, from Dharma, Color, and Culture
Dharma, Color, and Culture provides a unique perspective on Buddhism in the West. In this groundbreaking anthology, practitioners of color across a spectrum of Buddhist traditions share their unique perspectives the Four Noble Truths. In personal and original essays they reveal the connections between diversity, spiritual practice, and the liberation of all human beings. Dharma, Color, and Culture forges a new path in our understanding of the simple truths of Buddhism and their relevance for all of us. Contributors include: Thich Nhat Hanh, Alice Walker, Maxine Hong Kingston, Charles Johnson, Jan Willis, George Mumford, Ralph Steele, Kenneth Tanaka, and sixteen others.
Reverend Hilda Gutierrez Baldoquin is a Soto Zen priest in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. She is founder of the San Francisco Zen Center People of Color Sitting Group and cofounder of the Buddhist Meditation Group for the LGBTQ community at The Center in San Francisco. She has worked for twenty-five years in the fields of multicultural organizational change and conflict resolution.
ISBN: 1-888375-42-6, Paperback, 240 pages.
"Offers welcome voices and challenging perspectives." —Publishers Weekly
Dharma, Color, and Culture is simultaneously a book, an exemplar of engaged Buddhism and an offering of immeasurable generosity. Receive its gifts with gratitude and pass it on." — Buddhadharma
"The essays skillfully travel the path from suffering to peace in a way that will uplift and touch readers of all "castes and clans". Along with stories that move our hearts, we are treated to a wide spectrum of wisdom, relative and absolute. This is a new turning of the Dharma in our Western community. — Tricycle
"Firsthand account by skilled writers about the discovery of spiritual truth, the long road to finding balance, and the obstacles to sharing insights into an unpredictable world make Dharma Color and Culture a welcome addition to Buddhist studies reading lists." — Wisconsin Bookwatch and Library Newsletter
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