Becoming Buddhist: Experiences of Socialization and Self-Transformation in Two Australian Buddhist Centres

Becoming Buddhist: Experiences of Socialization and Self-Transformation in Two Australian Buddhist Centres

by Glenys Eddy

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ISBN-13: 9781441118462
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/05/2012
Series: Continuum Advances in Religious Studies , #3
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr Glenys Eddy completed her doctoral thesis in the Department of Studies in Religion at the University of Sydney in 2007. She currently works as a
Research Administrative Officer at the University of Sydney.

Table of Contents

Foreword \ Acknowledgements \ Glossary \ 1. Approaching the Western Buddhist Experience \ 2. Instruction and Practice at the Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre \ 3. Self-Transformation through Vipassana Practice \ 4. Participation and Exploration at Vajrayana Institute \ 5. The Practice of Self-Transformation at Vajrayana Institute \ 6. An Overview of the Experimental Journey: Vipassana- and Vajrayana-Insights\ Appendices \ Notes \ References \ Index

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