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The accidental Buddhist

mindfulness, enlightenment, and sitting still

by Dinty W. Moore

  • 254 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Algonquin Books in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Moore, Dinty W., 1955-,
    • Spiritual life -- Buddhism,
    • Buddhism -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-208).

      StatementDinty W. Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ5405 .M656 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL673803M
      ISBN 101565121422
      LC Control Number97019918

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This plain-spoken, insightful look at the dharma in America will /5(88). The Accidental Buddhist is a fun yet informative read that acts as a nice companion to the subject and headier reads.

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Moore visits monasteries, priests, Buddhist "concerts," retreats, and even individuals in his journey/5(88). The Accidental Buddhist did that in part. The author, hoping to discover the many faces of American Buddhism, chronicles his time at retreats ranging from Zen Mountain Monastery in the Catskills to a Tibetan community outside The accidental Buddhist book and a Theravada community in West Virginia.4/5(3).

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The Accidental Buddhist by Dinty W. Moore is one of those Buddhist books that you read in bed at your peril because you really won’t want to put it down once you’ve started it.

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The Accidental Buddhist is the funny, provocative story of how Dinty Moore went looking for the faith he'd lost in what might seem the most unlikely of places: the ancient Eastern tradition of demystifies and explains the contradictions and concepts of this most mystic-seeming of religious traditions.

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Like George Plimpton venturing into the world of professional sports, Dinty Moore enters the retreat centers. The Acidental Buddhist REL Book Report The Accidental Buddhist by Dinty Moore When I first started reading the book I had a hard time following it, I think it was because I just didn’t understand his style of writing at first.

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