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Buddhism in America

Lecture no. 24 from the course: Buddhism

 Buddhism in America

Taught by Professor Malcolm David Eckel | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

The American Theosophist, Colonel Olcott, traveled to Ceylon in the 1880s, converted to Buddhism, and helped formulate a modern view of the Buddhist tradition. Today, Buddhism is represented in Asian immigrant communities, and has influenced American visual arts, literature, film, and music.

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r********m
January 1, 2017

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p********m
November 24, 2016
Fascinating lecture! Thank you

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l********u
September 7, 2016
Great series I wish there was more

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