Modern Tantric Buddhism

Modern Tantric Buddhism

Embodiment and Authenticity in Dharma Practice

Author: Justin von Bujdoss Foreword by: Justin von Bujdoss

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An essential guide for practitioners and teachers to an inclusive form of tantra that directly confrontssystems of power and abuse as a path to liberation
—From the foreword by Lama Rod Owens, MDiv, coauthor of Radical Dharma

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.

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Weight 1.125 lbs
Dimensions 8.990 × 5.980 × 0.960 in
Format

ebook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 336
Release Date: 2019-10-29
ISBN
Ebook 9781623173968
Paperback 9781623173951

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