By John S. Harding,Victor Sōgen Hori,Alexander Soucy
Flowers at the Rock examines the dramatic development of Buddhism in Canada and questions many of the underlying assumptions approximately how this custom has replaced within the West. utilizing old, ethnographic, and biographical methods, participants light up neighborhood expressions of Buddhism chanced on all through Canada and relate the expansion of Buddhism in Canada to worldwide networks. an international standpoint permits the quantity to beat the stereotype that Asia and the West are towards one another and acknowledges the continuities among Buddhist events in Asia and the West which are formed via a similar affects of modernity and globalization.
Flowers at the Rock reviews the attention-grabbing and inventive adjustments, inflections, and diversifications that Buddhists make after they set down roots in a neighborhood tradition. it really is crucial analyzing for an individual drawn to Buddhism, spiritual existence in Canada, and the wider problems with multiculturalism and immigration.
Contributors comprise Michihiro Ama (University of Alaska), D. Mitra Barua (University of Saskatchewan), Paul Crowe (Simon Fraser University), Melissa Anne-Marie Curley (University of Iowa), Mavis Fenn (University of Waterloo), Kory Goldberg (Champlain College), Sarah F. Haynes (Western Illinois University), Jackie Larm (University of Edinburgh), Paul McIvor (independent), James Placzek (University of British Columbia), and Angela Sumegi (Carleton University).
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Flowers on the Rock: Global and Local Buddhisms in Canada by John S. Harding,Victor Sōgen Hori,Alexander Soucy