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Dixie DharmaInside a Buddhist Temple in the American South$
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Jeff Wilson

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780807835456

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869970_wilson

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Here's No Such Thing as “Not My Buddhism”

Here's No Such Thing as “Not My Buddhism”

Hybridity, Boundary-Crossing, and the Practice of Pluralistic Buddhism

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(p.120) Chapter Four Here's No Such Thing as “Not My Buddhism”
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Dixie Dharma
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Jeff Wilson

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.8

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 manifestations of Buddhism. The chapter also traces how the five groups at Ekoji find themselves assimilating aspects of each other's practice, doctrine, and material culture.

Keywords:   Ekoji, diversity, Buddhism, practice, doctrine, material culture, hybrid Buddhism

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