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Contents CHAPTER ONE: Buddha Rising: A 2,500-year-old idea that's more revelant than ever CHAPTER TWO: Welcome to the New (Axial) Age: Was the Buddha the world's first baby boomer? CHAPTER THREE: Finding Buddha's Truth of Suffering in Poland CHAPTER FOUR: In the Land of the Buddha's Birth: India Reawakens to the Awakened One CHAPTER FIVE: Still Shedding the Tears: Sri Lanka Before and After the Tsunami CHAPTER SIX: Tattoos, Pick Up Sticks and Mock Monks: The Creative Mix of Thai Buddhism CHAPTER SEVEN: Wherever You Go, There You Are -- Even in Hong Kong CHAPTER EIGHT: Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Buddhism Makes a Slow Comeback in China CHAPTER NINE: Keeping the Heart Sutra of Buddhism Still Beating in Japan CHAPTER TEN: Back in the Om of the Free and the Brave: American Buddhism is the latest wrinkle in a perpetually smiling face CHAPTER ELEVEN: Gautama Goes to Gaul: Buddhism With a French Twist CHAPTER TWELVE: On Interviewing the Dalai Lama: He Had Me at Hello CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Breathing In, Breathing Out: The Search Continues APPENDIX A: Basic Buddhist Vocabulary APPENDIX B: Resources BIBLIOGRAPHY Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Buddhism -- Social aspects.
Religious life -- Buddhism.