This is the story of an international Buddhist movement, from its inception in London to its growth worldwide. It is the story of mistakes made, lessons learnt and how a Buddhist community was built. Extract: This is the story of a circle of friends dreaming a dream, and working to make it a reality...It's the nitty-gritty story of how a community evolves. It's a story of idealism and naivety, growth and growing pains, hard work and burn-out, friendship and fall-out'.
Publisher: Windhorse Publications
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm
"An excellent synopsis of the history of an important Buddhist movement through a half century of social change: a fluent narrative of pioneering spirit, triumphs, setbacks and learnings" - David Brazier, OAB, PhD, Head of the Amida-shu, author. "...a courageous and important book...it defies all expectations to tell the brilliant, troubled, and inspiring history of this unique Western Buddhist movement...this is a valuable and instructive text." - Zoketsu Norman Fischer, Founder of Everyday Zen Foundation and author of 'Sailing Home: Using the Wisdom of Homer's Odyssey to Navigate Life's Perils and Pitfalls'.