Chapter18

Everybody’s Doing It: Buddhism and Popular Culture

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In This Chapter

  •   The Way of Art
  •   Flower power
  •   The ultimate athlete
  •   Buddhist soul music
  •   Buddha at the movies

You don’t need to seek out Buddhism in everyday life. In fact, to do so could mean to miss it entirely. Rather, Dharma is everywhere. Our challenge is to remain open to it anywhere, and realize awakening of mind anytime.

Awakening to the Dharma, we can find it anywhere. Thus far, in this half of our book, we’ve explored Buddhism in some of the fundamentals of our daily lives: relationships, work, and food. The cultural and social dimensions of our lives might seem ...

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