I just realized the essay I submitted a bit haphazardly last month to the Under 35 project was published on their site. Largely biographical if you’re interested, and probably also the beginning of a lot more exploration into issues of identity and belonging.
What happens when you decide not to call yourself a Buddhist
Posted by sharanam on October 9, 2011
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