Gyosen, Sawada Shonin


Title
Gyosen, Sawada Shonin
Creator:
Gyosen, Sawada Shonin, 1951-, interviewee; Moore, LeRoy, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2000
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Description:

Buddhist monk Gyosen Sawada Shonin belongs to an order that works for world peace and nuclear disarmament. He came to the United States from Japan in 1978 and decided to settle in the Boulder area to make his spiritual practice the peaceful protest of the Rocky Flats plant and the awakening of the consciousness of local population with regard to peace and nuclear weapons. In this interview he talks about the history of his religious order, his practice with regard to Rocky Flats, and his plans for the future.
This interview is one of a series about the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.

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Subject:
Gyosen, Sawada Shonin, 1951-.
Activists Peace Colorado.
Antinuclear movement.
Buddhism Colorado.
Buddhist monks.
Nuclear disarmament.
Nuclear weapons Moral and ethical aspects.
Spiritual life Buddhism.
Rocky Flats (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
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Local call number:
OH1607
Copyright:
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