Description - Soaring and Settling by Rita M. Gross
Continuum congratulates Rita M. Gross on being the recipient of the 1999 Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award.As a practicing Buddhist for over 20 years, Rita Gross is concerned with how Eastern wisdom traditions transform our lives, and are themselves transformed by contact with the wisdom of the West.Rita Gross considers lifestyle issues, from conception to death and grieving; social issues such as population control, work and family, and environmental ethics; and theological issues such as the use of goddess images in Buddhism, and several fascinating practices from Gross's own Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist tradition.
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(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - Rita M. Gross
Rita M. Gross is at the Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA