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Modern Tantric Buddhism: Embodiment and Authenticity in Dharma Practice

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Title: Modern Tantric Buddhism: Embodiment and Authenticity in Dharma Practice 

Today, a new generation of Buddhists searches for ways to adopt Vajrayana while staying true to its historical legacy. Modern Tantric Buddhism unpacks the principles and applications of this esoteric practice in an accessible and meaningful manner, connecting its roots to a socially engaged, modern-day dharma. Taking a traditional Tibetan pedagogical approach, Lama Justin von Bujdoss divides the book into three thematic sections: Body, as it applies to physicality and embodiment; Speech, or ethical action; and Mind, the context of awakening. Von Bujdoss challenges assumptions about what it means to be a socially engaged Buddhist, and presents Tantra as an ideal vehicle for critically examining today's most pressing social issues while confronting the structural inequities of patriarchy, sexism, colonialism, and racism within Buddhist institutions.

Author: Justin von Bujdoss

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books (October 29, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1623173957
  • ISBN-13: 978-1623173951
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3

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