The Dharma of Star Wars

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The Dharma of Star Wars
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Author Matthew Bortolin
Country United States
Language English
Subject Star Wars
Buddhism
Genre Science fiction
Religious studies
Published 2005 (Wisdom Publications)
Media type Paperback
Pages 224
ISBN 0-86171-497-0
OCLC 57211202
294.3/367914375 22
LC Class BQ5405 .B67 2005

The Dharma of Star Wars is a book by Matthew Bortolin. The book is a primer for basic Buddhist philosophy using the fictional characters and events of the Star Wars saga to explicate the Buddha's teachings.

Bortolin, an ordained Zen Buddhist and Star Wars fan, explains the principles and practices of Buddhism through the words and actions of Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Yoda and other Star Wars characters. The book also examines the underlying philosophical ideas of Star Wars from a Buddhist perspective.

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