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Buddhist Modernism from Asia to America

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides historical and theoretical contexts on the emergence of Buddhist modernism in Asia and its transmission to North America. It then offers a series of case studies that show both ... More


Critical, Collective, and Contextual Turns

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The March 2016 cover of the Lion's Roar featured seven teachers of color and seven white teachers, seven females and seven males, gathered together under the title “The New Face of Buddhism.” Given ... More


Conclusion: American Buddhism in a “Post” Age

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter suggests that to understand recent patterns and turns in American meditation-based convert Buddhism, one has to go beyond theories of modernity and explore what has come after it—as ... More


Sex, Scandal, and the Shadow of the Roshi

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Through a focus on the Zen sex scandals, this chapter redirects attention to practice communities to provide a more nuanced consideration of intersections between American Buddhism and psychotherapy. ... More


From the Mindfulness Revolution to the Mindfulness Wars

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the ambivalent relationship between American Buddhist convert communities and the mindfulness movement, and tracks some of the major patterns around mindfulness that have ... More


Buddhism Unbundled: From Buddhist Geeks to Meditate.io

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Buddhist Geeks project is an online Buddhist media platform launched in 2007 by two self-identified millennials who wanted to combine their passion for Buddhism with their “geeky skills.” It ... More


Meditation and Awakening in the American Vipassana Network

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Certain patterns have developed around meditation and enlightenment, or awakening, as many prefer to call it, in the American Insight network. Network here is defined as a loose affiliation of ... More


The Dukkha of Racism: Racial Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Work

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines some of the main features of diversity and inclusion work through a case study of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (DC) (IMCW). It considers the main pragmatic and ... More


From the Boomers to Generation X

Ann Gleig

in American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The boomers represent an influential iteration of Buddhist modernism in the West. How, then, should the NextGen of teachers be positioned and understood in relationship to them? This chapter attempts ... More


American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Ann Gleig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The past couple of decades have witnessed Buddhist communities both continuing the modernization of Buddhism and questioning some of its limitations. This fascinating portrait of a rapidly changing ... More


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