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Author Oda, Mayumi, 1941- author.

Title Sarasvati's gift : the autobiography of Mayumi Oda-- artist, activist, and modern Buddhist revolutionary / Mayumi Oda ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala Publications, Inc., [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    700.92 Oda,M ODA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xxii, 136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Summary "Mayumi Oda is a ground-breaking Buddhist teacher, painter, and activist who doesn't separate her art, activism, and Buddhist practice. Born in Tokyo in 1941 to a creative, sophisticated family steeped in art and Buddhism, Mayumi has been an artist her entire life. Here she presents her life story and beautiful thanka paintings of the religious deities that have guided her along the way. With narrative's showing the profound insight that inspired each step along the way, this is a glimpse into the life of an artist, an activist, and a practitioner traveling on the path to awakening"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents My story begins -- Entering an unknown world -- Hearing Sarasvati's call -- Pan-Pacific culture.
Subject Oda, Mayumi, 1941-
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Japanese American artists -- Biography.
Buddhists -- United States -- Biography.
Pacifists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Thurman, Robert A. F., writer of foreword.
ISBN 9781611808155 (paperback)
1611808154 (paperback)
Standard No. 40030304595

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