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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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Uddhism with a Southern Accent

Uddhism with a Southern Accent

American Buddhists in a Southern Culture

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(p.153) Chapter Five Uddhism with a Southern Accent
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Dixie Dharma
Author(s):

Jeff Wilson

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807869970_wilson.9

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, it investigates how and why Ekoji's location in the American south might shed light on the various phenomena one finds at the temple and among the members of the five groups. Southern Buddhism is Buddhism with an accent: the Buddhists of this southern locale are fully American and well integrated into national culture.

Keywords:   Buddhism, Richmond, regional Buddhism, Ekoji, regionalism, Southern Buddhism

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