The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha (Paperback)

Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha

By Stephen T. Asma

HarperOne, 9780060834500, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 25, 2006

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Buddhism, Booze, and the Four Noble Truths



Praise For The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha

“Intense and revelatory . . . an electrifying and frank mix of hair-rising anecdotes and expert analysis.”
-Booklist

“This may be an account of the ultimate intellectual hippie road trip.”
-Dallas Morning News

“Gods is a raw, heartbreaking confluence of religion and adventure rarely encountered in works of nonfiction these days.”
-Shambhala Sun

“Candid, funny, and insightful . . . an enjoyable read for both the practicing Buddhist and the casual seeker.”
-Beliefnet.com

“A must-read for anyone with spiritual stirrings who finds organized religion wanting and Buddhism, American-style, deeply flawed.”
-Seattle Times

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