The Buddha’s Apprentices - Table of Contents

More Voices of Young Buddhists


240 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9780861713325

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Foreword (Sharon Salzberg)
Editor’s Preface (Sumi Loundon)

I. Teens

“I Try” (Hilary Miller)
“Yes, I’m a Buddhist” (Anne Skuza)
The Fuss Over Suffering (J. Marion)
The Little Things in Life (Maya Putra)
That Sighing Feeling (Andrew b. Howk)
Buddhism Is My Constant (Tenzin Youdon Takshamtsang)

II. Twenties and Thirties

Nothing Special (Sumana Bhikkhu)           
Fortune Baby? (Alexis Trass)         
Home-Leaving and Home-Making (Myoju Meg Levie)
The Dharma of Identity (Viveka Chen)
Studying the Menu (Alan G. Wagner)
Crossing Over (Jeff Wilson)
Pushing Forward and Standing Still (Phillip Cryan)

Mean Street Monk (Ajahn Keerati Chatkaew)     
Black Is Buddhafull (Bhiksuni Thich Chan Chau Nghiem)
Born to a Born-Again Mother (Kim Collins Moreno)
Dangerous Thoughts (Tenzin Dorjee)
What’s Crazy, Really? (Layla Mason)
“Are You Joining a Cult?” (Donna Lovong)
Clouds and Water (Jimmy Yu)

III. Longtime Buddhists

When I Was Young, No One Had Plans (Zoketsu Norman Fischer)
Full Circle (Kathleen Millane Olesky)
The Long and Winding Road (Lama Surya Das)
How I Became a Buddhist Nun (Venerable Yifa)
Stories of a Young Zen Monk (Thich Nhat Hanh)
Journey to Mindfulness (Bhante Henepola Gunaratana)           

IV. Looking Ahead
Looking Ahead (Sumi Loundon)           

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