The Jew in the lotus : a poet's rediscovery of Jewish identity in Buddhist India / Rodger Kamenetz

Author(s): Kamenetz, Rodger, 1950-
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Subjects: Buddhism--Relations--Judaism
Judaism--Relations--Buddhism
Dialogue--Religious aspects--Buddhism
Dialogue--Religious aspects--Judaism
Buddhist converts from Judaism
Dharmsāla (India)--Religious life and customs
Kamenetz, Rodger, 1950---Religion
Kamenetz, Rodger, 1950---Travel--India--Dharmsāla
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSanFrancisco, c1994
LC Classification: B, BQ
Physical Description: x, 304 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1. Sparks 5
2. Flames 17
3. Roadblocks 32
4. Heights 42
5. Blessings 56
6. Contact 65
7. The Angel of Tibet and the Angel of the Jews 72
8. Always Remind 91
9. Debating Monks and Angels 109
10. Shabbat Shalom and Tashe Delek 117
11. Jewish Buddhists, Buddhist Jews 128
12. JUBUs in America 147
13. Tibetan Intellectuals, Tibetan Orphans 158
14. An Interview with the Oracle 170
15. Secret Doors 184
16. Tantra and Kabbalah 198
17. Survival Strategies 211
18. One Last Question 226
19. A Buddhist Jew - The Allen Ginsberg Story 235
20. A Synagogue in Delhi 242
21. Buddha's Jews 254
22. A Last Secret 264
23. In a Pool of Nectar 277
Notes and References 291
Glossary 299
Notes: LCCN: 93034477
ISBN: 0060645768 (cloth : alk. paper) ;20.00 ($26.75 Can.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-297)
OCLC Number: 28845769
ISBN/ISSN: 0060645768