Guru Devotion and the American Buddhist Experience

Author: Capper, Daniel Stuart, Jr.
Year:2002
Pages:280
ISBN:0-7734-6986-9
978-0-7734-6986-0
Price:139.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface
1. Encountering Buddhism in the United States
2. Creating an Ethnography of Enchantment
3. Transference and Countertransference
4. Brief History of the Tibetan Guru-Disciple Relationship
5. The Ethos of Siddha Gompa
6. Experiences in the bardo
7. Finding the Womb
8. The Jewel House and the Pleasure Garden
9. Buddhist Transformations
Appendix A: Interview Questions
Appendix B: Lineage Prayer
References; Index