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Zen in Brazil the quest for cosmopolitan modernity by Cristina Rocha

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Published by University of Hawaiʻi Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Brazil

Subjects:

  • Zen Buddhism -- Brazil -- History,
  • Japanese -- Brazil -- Religion,
  • Zen Buddhism -- Japan -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCristina Rocha.
SeriesTopics in comtemporary Buddhism
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ9262.9.B6 R63 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3411393M
ISBN 10082482976X
ISBN 109780824829766
LC Control Number2005027457

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One of these Schools, Sōtō Zen, was located in Brazil in when the visit of the Superior Rosen Takashina, at the invitation of immigrants who requested his visit to start the mission. The temple was installed in a rental house, in the neighborhood of Liberdade, in São Paulo, and was later transferred to the current headquarters, in São /5(94). Widely perceived as an overwhelmingly Catholic nation, Brazil has experienced in recent years a growth in the popularity of Buddhism among the urban, cosmopolitan upper classes. In the s Buddhism in general and Zen in particular were adopted by national elites, the media, and popular culture as a set of humanistic values to counter the. Table of contents for Zen in Brazil: the quest for cosmopolitan modernity / Cristina Rocha. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Zen (Chinese: 禪; pinyin: Chán; Sanskrit: ध्यान, romanized: dhyāna; Japanese: 禅, romanized: zen; Korean: 선, romanized: Seon; Vietnamese: Thiền) is the Japanese Hán-Nôm: 禪.