Book Discussion on Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism

Mr. Paine talked about his book, Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the… read more

Mr. Paine talked about his book, Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the book, the author examines the spread of Buddhism in the Western Hemisphere. He discusses its effects on Hollywood, young adults, and people looking for spiritual change. Mr. Paine chronicles the emergence of some Westerners as important Buddhist figures in the Eastern Hemisphere. He talks about the case of Jetsunma, formerly Catherine Burroughs, who became the first Westerner to be recognized as a reincarnated Buddhist. Following Mr. Paine’s presentation, Mr. Cox critiqued the book. Both men then responded to questions from the audience, and from viewers who were watching the live webcast. close

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Book Discussion on Re-Enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism

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Mar 21, 2004

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  • Mar 21, 2004 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2004 | 3:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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