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The Buddhist Guide to New York

The Buddhist Guide to New York

Where to Go, What to Do, and How to Make the Most of the Fantastic Resources in the Tri-State Area

Jeff Wilson; Illustrated by Mike Taylor

St. Martin's Griffin



Buddhism in New York is as exciting and diverse as the city itself, but can be just as overwhelming for those new to the practice. What's a good temple or practice center to try for your first visit? What should you wear? What are the differences between the various schools? With The Buddhist Guide to New York, you can find a supportive community in which to explore the wisdom offered by this 2,500-year-old tradition. The book includes:

* A brief introduction to Buddhism and the different schools, from Pure Land to Zen
* General etiquette for visiting temples
* Practice centers in all five boroughs, New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut
* Tibetan stores and restaurants
* Buddhist health practitioners
* Museums and cultural resources
* Bookstores, publications, educational institutions, and other resources

Whether you're a new explorer of Buddhism or a long-time practitioner, The Buddhist Guide to New York by Jeff Wilson will help you enjoy everything the region has to offer.


Praise for The Buddhist Guide to New York

“Wilson's guide to Buddhism's many schools and nationalities is practical, enjoyable and highly informative.” —Publishers Weekly

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About the author

Jeff Wilson; Illustrated by Mike Taylor

Jeff Wilson is a former staff member of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the widest-read Buddhist magazine in the United States. He lives in Queens, New York.

Mike Taylor's cartoons have appeared in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and the book Buddha Laughing.

Jeff Wilson

Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

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St. Martin's Griffin

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