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By Tanya Storch

Buddhist-Based Universities within the usa: looking for a brand new version in larger Education investigates extensive 4 American Buddhist universities, specifically, the Dharma Realm Buddhist college, the collage of the West, the Soka college of the US, and the Naropa collage, all of which supply levels in liberal arts fields, and whilst train their scholars within the philosophy and practices of Buddhism. Buddhist universities within the usa are particular simply because there aren't any similar universities in keeping with the philosophy and practices of different Asian religions additionally renowned within the usa, similar to Hinduism, Confucianism, or Sikhism. Even the Jewish neighborhood has created merely universities during which expert abilities and liberal arts are taught from the location of the moral-philosophical ideas of Judaism. This ebook provides the institutional background and educational courses of 4 Buddhist universities in the US and analyzes Buddhist-based pedagogical ideas, in addition to educating and studying suggestions, which are very worthwhile for different faculties and universities within the United States.

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