Meetings with Remarkable Women: Buddhist Teachers in America - Lenore Friedman - Bøger - Shambhala - 9781570624742 - August 15, 2000

Meetings with Remarkable Women: Buddhist Teachers in America Revised edition

Lenore Friedman

Meetings with Remarkable Women: Buddhist Teachers in America Revised edition

This book celebrates the flowering of women in American Buddhism. Lenore Friedman set out to explore this phenomenon by interviewing some of the remarkable women who were teaching Buddhism in the United States. The seventeen women she writes about vary in background, personality, and form of teaching. Together the represent the growing presence and influence of women teachers in America--a development that will surely affect Buddhism in the West for years to come. This revised edition includes a new section describing developments in these women's lives and work since the book's first publication in 1987. Teachers include: Toni Packer, Maurine Stuart, Pema Chödrön, Joko Beck, Ruth Denison, Bobby Rhodes, Jiyu Kennett, Sharon Salzberg, Karuna Dharma, Joanna Macy, Gesshin Prabhasa Dharma, Sonja Margulies, Yvonne Rand, Jacqueline Mandell, Colleen Schmitz, Ayya Khema, and Tsering Everest.

Mídia Livros     Paperback Book   (Livro de capa flexível e brochura)
Lançado August 15, 2000
ISBN13 9781570624742
Editoras Shambhala
Páginas 384
Dimensões 156 × 230 × 25 mm   ·   576 g
Idioma English  

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