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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Tensions in American Buddhism

  • Aired: 07/06/2001
  • 09:31
  • Rating: NR
Buddhism, the world's fourth largest religion, was founded about 2500 years ago in India. Widely practiced across Asia, Buddhism has attracted many converts in this country. They are developing forms of Buddhist practice that are often very different from the practices of Asian-Americans, and some observers believe there is a growing ethnic divide in American Buddhism.
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Buddhists nationwide feel there may be a growing ethic divide in American Buddhism.
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