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Introduction Ncounters at a Multidenominational Temple in the South

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.4
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Ekoji Buddhist Sangha of Richmond, the “Temple of the Gift of Light” located in Richmond's Museum District in Virginia, houses five distinct groups practicing in separate lineages of Buddhism: ... More


The Gift of Light: Buddhist Circuit Riders and New Religious Developments in Richmond, Virginia

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the history of Ekoji—how it was founded and when different groups joined and occupied the temple. It describes the temple's layout and the ways in which the former house was ... More


The Buddhist Confederacy: Differentiation and Identity in Buddhist Spaces

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Ekoji Buddhist Sangha of Richmond is the only temple in the country that shelters five diverse groups practicing in distinct lineages—Pure Land, Zen, Tibetan, Vipassana, and the Meditative Inquiry ... More


Here's No Such Thing as “Not My Buddhism”: Hybridity, Boundary-Crossing, and the Practice of Pluralistic Buddhism

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers the meaning of Ekoji's diversity and the pluralistic Buddhism operating at Ekoji. It reveals important aspects of hybrid Buddhism in America and the factors that create hybrid ... More


Uddhism with a Southern Accent: American Buddhists in a Southern Culture

Jeff Wilson

in Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835456
eISBN:
9781469601816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter considers Buddhism within the context of its location in Richmond, Virginia. It turns to the question of regional Buddhism and uses Ekoji as a case study for regionalism. In particular, ... More


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