Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

Dreaming Me - Table of Contents

Black, Baptist, and Buddhist: One Woman’s Spiritual Journey

PART I: BIRTH
Dreaming Me, I: The Terror of Lions         
“White Gal”   
Docena          
Snakes           
Life at Home 
School in Alabam’     
The Holy Opens Its Arms to Me      
The Talk        
Marching On to Freedomland        
“Trouble Along the Cable”  

PART 2: ODYSSEY
Dreaming Me, II       
Cornell           
India! 
What Caste Are You?           
Blissed-Out at Swayambhunath     
Too Gullible? 
Guns on Campus      
Decision Time: A “Piece” or Peace?

PART 3: CHOICES
Dreaming Me, III      
An Accident in Southern France     
Bodha 1
Meeting Lama Yeshe           
This, Too, Is Buddha’s Mind
The Test        
Joy of the Dharma    
A Spot of Blonde       
Flesh-and-Bones Buddha    

PART 4: BECOMING
Deciding to Become a Teacher       
Teaching in Paradise          
I Believe I Can Fly    
My Great Seal Retreat          

PART 5: RETURN
Dreaming Me, IV      
Having Crossed the Line     
Little Things  
My Search for Kin    
A Lama-Hit    
Lightning Flash         
Church with Daddy 
Mama
Mama Wore Rainbows        
Teaching as My Practice      
Women’s Liberation
A Baptist-Buddhist   

Dreaming Me, V: The Lioness’s Roar          
Lions  

Afterword by Bettina Aptheker      
Acknowledgments    
Further Reading       
About the Author