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Introduction

Patricia Q. Campbell

in Knowing Body, Moving Mind

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199793822
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199914531 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.003.0001

Series: Oxford Ritual Studies Series

Introduction

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This introduction describes the histories of the centers, some of the background of the main teachers and a description of the meditation classes and other events each offers. Descriptive detail of the shrine rooms of each center sets the scene for later descriptions of the classes and events. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the means of outreach each center engages in as it tries to attract new members and participants.

Keywords: Western Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Toronto; meditation

Chapter.  8528 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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