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10 thoughts on “Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America

  1. says:

    For a short history, the authors do a good job of establishing the major strands of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism in America, but the text is very much for general readers and introductory religion c...


  2. says:

    With working with so many international students for my job, I am always wanting to learnabout their home countries and their religions I thought this book did a really nice job explaining the three religions and how they came to America One of my nearest and dearest friends is Sikh, so it was good to dig deeper into that religion as well, as there isn t a lot of information on Sikhism out there I would highly recommend this book if you have a child who has to do research on other relig With working with so many international students for my job, I am always wanting to learnabout their home countries and their religions I thought this book did a really nice job explaining the three religions and how they came to America One of my nearest and dearest friends is Sikh, so it was good to dig deeper into that religion as well, as there isn t a lot of information on Sikhism out there I would highly recommend this book if you have a ...


  3. says:

    I read the sections on Buddhists and Hindus Each section is written by a different author and they don t seem to use similar outlines I really liked the section on Buddhists, but the Hindu one was only interesting during the first 10 pages or so.


  4. says:

    Ugh, this read waaaaay too much like a school book While the pages about Buddhists in America was interesting and depressing, especially about the Japanese concentration camps , the section on Hindus felt too much like a primer on the religion rather than a history of the religion in America.


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Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America Buddhists, Hindus, And Sikhs In America Explores The Challenges That Asian Immigrants Face When Their Religion And Consequently Culture Is Remade In The U.S.A Peppered With Stories Of Individual People And How They Actually Live Their Religion, This Informative Book Gives An Overview Of Each Religion S Beliefs, A Short History Of Immigration And Discrimination For Each Group, And How Immigrants Have Adapted Their Religious Beliefs Since They Arrived Along The Way, The Roles Of Men And Women, Views Toward Dating And Marriage, The Relationship To The Homeland, The Brain Drain From Asia Of Scientists, Engineers, Physicians, And Other Professionals, And American Offshoots Of Asian Religions, Such As The Hare Krishnas And Transcendental Meditation TM , Are Discussed.