It was during that time, as he had to learn on the fly, that he began to question - and reject - many of the rituals and practices long thought sacred in the football coaching fraternity. Instead, he coached a local high school the entire time. In four years there, his record was That led to the head coaching position at St.
Another society, the Ning Yeong Company, built a second in ; bythere were eight temples, and by approximately Chinese temples on the west coast of the United States, most of them containing some Buddhist elements. Unfortunately a casualty of racism these temples were often the subject of suspicion and ignorance by the rest of the population, and were dismissively called joss houses.
Japanese and Korean immigration[ edit ] The Chinese Exclusion Act of curtailed growth of the Chinese American population, but large-scale immigration from Japan began in the late s and from Korea around In both cases, immigration was at first primarily to Hawaii.
Populations from other Asian Buddhist countries followed, and in each case, the new communities established Buddhist temples and organizations.
Tracing its roots to the Young Men's Buddhist Association founded in San Francisco at the end of the 19th century and the Buddhist Mission of North America founded in it took its current form in After internment ended, some members returned to the West Coast and revitalized churches there, while a number of others moved to the Midwest and built new churches.
During the s and s, the BCA was in a growth phase and was very successful at fund-raising. It also published two periodicals, one in Japanese and one in English. However, sinceBCA membership declined. The 36 temples in the state of Hawaii of the Honpa Hongwanji Mission have a similar history.
While a majority of the Buddhist Churches of America's membership are ethnically Japanesesome members have non-Asian backgrounds. Thus, it has limited aspects of export Buddhism.
As involvement by its ethnic community declined, internal discussions advocated attracting the broader public. Although it caters primarily to Chinese Americans, it also has regular services and outreach programs in English.
Import Buddhism[ edit ] While Asian immigrants were arriving, some American intellectuals examined Buddhism, based primarily on information from British colonies in India and East Asia. In the last century, numbers of Asian Buddhist masters and teachers have immigrated to the U.
Most have belonged to three major Buddhist traditions or cultures: ZenTibetanand Theravadan. The American Transcendentalists and associated persons, in particular Henry David Thoreau took an interest in Hindu and Buddhist philosophy. His Indian readings may have influenced his later experiments in simple living: Olcott, a former U.
Inhe, Helena Blavatskyand William Quan Judge founded the Theosophical Societydedicated to the study of the occult and influenced by Hindu and Buddhist scriptures. The leaders claimed to believe that they were in contact, via visions and messages, with a secret order of adepts called the "Himalayan Brotherhood" or "the Masters".
InOlcott and Blavatsky travelled to India and into Sri Lankawhere they were met enthusiastically by local Buddhists, who saw them as allies against an aggressive Christian missionary movement.
On May 25, Olcott and Blavatsky took the pancasila vows of a lay Buddhist before a monk and a large crowd. Although most of the Theosophists appear to have counted themselves as Buddhists, they held idiosyncratic beliefs that separated them from known Buddhist traditions; only Olcott was enthusiastic about following mainstream Buddhism.
Olcott authored a Buddhist Catechism, stating his view of the basic tenets of the religion. Paul Carus was an editor and collaborator with D. Suzuki Several publications increased knowledge of Buddhism in 19th-century America. InEdwin Arnoldan English aristocrat, published The Light of Asia an epic poem he had written about the life and teachings of the Buddhaexpounded with much wealth of local color and not a little felicity of versification.
The book became immensely popular in the United States, going through eighty editions and selling more thancopies. Paul Carusa German American philosopher and theologianwas at work on a more scholarly prose treatment of the same subject.
Carus was the director of Open Court Publishing Companyan academic publisher specializing in philosophyscienceand religionand editor of The Monista journal with a similar focus, both based in La Salle, Illinois. InCarus published The Gospel of Buddhacompiled from a variety of Asian texts which, true to its name, presented the Buddha's story in a form resembling the Christian Gospels.
Early converts[ edit ] In a brief ceremony conducted by Dharmapala, Charles T. Straussa New York businessman of Jewish descent, became one of the first to formally convert to Buddhism on American soil.
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