[Buddha-l] Worth a ponder......new Interfaith Youth Core

JKirkpatrick jkirk at spro.net
Tue Jun 14 11:40:17 MDT 2011


...[Eboo Patel] read Dorothy Day and lived in Catholic Worker
houses, volunteered in a homeless shelter run by evangelical
Christians in Atlanta, practiced Buddhist meditation and made a
pilgrimage to the Dalai Lama in India (which is chronicled in his
autobiography, Acts of Faith
http://www.beacon.org/productdetails.cfm?SKU=7726 published in
2007 by Beacon Press). But when he visited his grandmother in
Mumbai and saw her taking in battered women, he realized that his
own tradition offered the ethic of service and humanitarianism he
had been looking for all along. ...

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