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Western Buddhism - Lausanne Movement western buddhist and asian buddhist


Buddhism in the West broadly encompasses the knowledge and practice of Buddhism outside of Asia in the Western world.

And so Western Buddhism and Western-inflected Asian Buddhism are born at the same time and they are born in the same interaction, and that birth gives rise.

Consequently, initial Western understanding of Buddhism was tainted with Asian Buddhism and Western Buddhism now look different.