A Modern Buddhist bible : essential readings from East and West / edited by Donald S. Lopez. - Boston : Beacon Press, 2002. - xli, 266 p.

Includes bibliographical references.

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky -- Sir Edwin Arnold -- Henry Steel Olcott -- Paul Carus -- Shaku Sōen -- Dwight Goddard -- Anagarika Dharmapala -- Alexandra David-Neel -- D.T. Suzuki -- W.Y. Evans-Wentz -- T'ai Hsu -- B.R. Ambedkar -- Lama Govinda -- R.H. Blyth -- Mahasi Sayadaw -- Shunryu Suzuki -- Buddhadasa -- Philip Kapleau -- William Burroughs -- Alan Watts -- Jack Kerouac -- Ayya Khema -- Sangharakshita -- Allen Ginsberg -- Thich Nhat Hanh -- Gary Snyder -- Sulak Sivaraksa -- The Dalai Lama -- Cheng Yen -- Fritjof Capra -- Chögyam Trungpa.

Takes an alternative look at modern Buddhism from the perspective of prominent authors writing from 1873 to 1980, and includes biographical sketches for each entry.

0807012432 (pbk.) 9780807012437 (pbk.)

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Buddhism -- Doctrines.
Religious life -- Buddhism.

BQ4302 / .M63 2002

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