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Zensanity

In the context of the JGB’s just-released issue on Zen and Popular Culture, it’s worth mentioning Buddhism scholar Megan Bryson’s excellent and extensive blog Zensanity, which focuses on the way the “Zen brand” is used in the marketing of various commodities. As … Continue reading

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Coffee and Zen

The global spread of Buddhism is stereotypically portrayed in terms of the meeting of “Eastern wisdom” and “The West”. These are problematic, but very pervasive categories, and they find their expression in the most unlikely of places.  

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