San Francisco's Aid Organizations and the Bodhisattva Ideal

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A project of the students in the course "Buddhist Paths in Asia and North America", this wonderfully insightful collection of interviews combines research into San Francisco's urban problems with perspectives from Buddhist Studies.

For more, see Social Issues in San Francisco: Perspectives from Global Buddhisms: https://repository.usfca.edu/thrs/3/

Authors: Nicholas Lee nhlee@dons.usfca.edu, John K Nelson

---- Daniel is a major in Theology and Religious Studies, and so has a deeper understanding of how religion can work both for and against social problems. Listen as he discusses the "bodhisattva way of life", the Jataka tales, and how these examples apply to the current situation in San Francisco.

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