How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of Buddhism in America

How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of Buddhism in America

by Rick Fields
     
 

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This new updated edition of How the Swans Came to the Lake includes much new information about recent events in Buddhist groups in America and discusses such issues as spiritual authority, the role of women, and social action.

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This new updated edition of How the Swans Came to the Lake includes much new information about recent events in Buddhist groups in America and discusses such issues as spiritual authority, the role of women, and social action.

Editorial Reviews

Tricycle Magazine
The arrival and blossoming of the Dharma in America, compellingly told by a writer who did much to cultivate it. Field's classic will be the definitive book on the subject for many years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834829794
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/03/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
452
Sales rank:
736,210
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Rick Fields is the author of several books, including Chop Wood, Carry Water and The Code of the Warrior. He was formerly the editor of The Vajradhatu Sun, an international journal of Buddhism, and is currently the editor-at-large of Tricycle: A Buddhist Review.

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