Wednesday, March 3, 2010

What does Buddhism look like in America?

On the next Your Call, we meditate on just what it means to be a Buddhist living and practicing in the United States. Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the country. The Dalai Lama is a revered household name and Tiger Woods has publicly linked his infidelity to "losing track" of his Buddhist upbringing. What is the appeal of Buddhism to so many Americans? And what does it have to teach us?

Join us live at 11 a.m. or email What do you think defines Buddhism in the West?

Anchalee Kurutach, board member of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Patricia Mushim Ikeda-Nash, teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center

Reverend Harry Gyokyo Bridge, minister of the Oakland Buddhist Church

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