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  The Dharma Bums - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dharma Bums is a 1958 novel by Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac.
The semi-fictional accounts in the novel are based upon events that occurred years after On the Road.
These elements place The Dharma Bums at a critical junction foreshadowing the consciousness-probing works of several authors in the 1960s such as Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dharma_Bums   (421 words)

 Dharma Bums, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
The unheralded college rock band the Dharma Bums garnered a passionate cult of fans, especially in their hometown of Portland, OR, but the group broke up just when the Pacific Northwest was attracting media attention for its underground music scene.
The Dharma Bums were essentially a reunion of the Watchmen, a band forme...
The Dharma Bums were essentially a reunion of the Watchmen, a band formed by Jeremy Wilson (vocals), Eric Lovre (guitar), and Jim Talstra (bass) in high school.
www.emusic.com /artist/10561/10561802.html   (384 words)

 Amazon.com: The Dharma Bums: Books: Jack Kerouac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One of the best and most popular of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums is based on experiences the writer had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after he'd become interested in Buddhism's spiritual mode of understanding.
Forget the glib idea of alterna-cultural one-upmanship that passes for a Beat attitude these days - "The Dharma Bums" is about naïve exuberance, anything-but-ironic soul-searching, an eager exploration of life's sorrows and joys, and the sheer, exhilarating, wondrous zest of being alive and aware in an endlessly fresh world.
While the latter is the beat manifesto celebrating the peripatetic lifestyle, BUMS focuses on the beat romance with Buddhist enlightenment and the building of an inner life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140042520?v=glance   (2118 words)

 Dharma Bums
I'm reading Dharma Bums now, I'm feeling that familiar irritation...Kerouac is 30-some years old in this book (1955) and still seems to be mired in adolescent fascinations...mostly getting drunk on gut-rot wine and making girls, with interesting conversations thrown in between the puerile parts...maybe my insight will develop further.
So, in Dharma Bums you get to experience a version of "It's the night of the poetry reading at Six Gallery in San Francisco, the night of the birth of the San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, and...
Can't say that I'd call Dharma any sort of version of "The Marketing of the Wilderness" (see Susan's project) --not exactly riding high on a wave of materialism, but she has her view...and there's an interesting array of links.
www.angelfire.com /or/rainblessed/dharmabum.html   (3201 words)

 THE DHARMA BUMS/Jack Kerouac Сканирование: Янко Слава (библиотека Fort / Da)
I bade farewell to the little bum of Saint Teresa at the cross­ing, where we jumped off, and went to sleep the night in the sand in my blankets, far down the beach at the foot of a cliff where cops wouldn't see me and drive me away.
The little Saint Teresa bum was the first genuine Dharma Bum I'd met, and the second was the number one Dharma Bum of them all and in fact it was he, Japhy Ryder, who coined the phrase.
He was wiry, suntanned, vigorous, open, all howdies and glad talk and even yelling hello to bums on the street and when asked a question answered right off the bat from the top or bottom of his mind I don't know which and always in a sprightly sparkling way.
yanko.lib.ru /books/lit/engl/kerouac-bums.htm   (3979 words)

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I first read "Dharma Bums" when I was in college in Boulder, Colorado, I was an apathetic academic but had a budding interest in Buddhism and was sitting in for sunrise meditation with a Zen group at a Buddhist temple.
Still, I think I started all of Kerouac's books somewhere along the line, some multiple times, and "Dharma Bums" was the only one I finished.
"Dharma Bums" represents a time, a naive time in retrospect perhaps, but a fun exciting time when the beats were young, full of energy and enthusiasm, and really believed they were on to something cosmic.
bookswelike.net /isbn/0140042520   (1271 words)

 Dharma Bums Reviews
The Dharma Bums were founded by songwriter Phil Void in the early 1970s in India and Nepal, and since then the group has performed and recorded all over the world.
Originally, the group was a loose collection of musicians, seekers of enlightenment, and “dharma bums” traveling in Asia during the ’70s, who hooked up with Phil Void, a long-time student of Tibetan Buddhism and supporter of the Dalai Lama’s efforts for a peaceful solution to Tibet’s terrible situation under Chinese Communist occupation.
Whether they are singing about Tibet, environmental issues, non-violence, or everyday human concerns, the Dharma Bums’ songs reflect their strong belief in freedom and the eternal quest for enlightenment by the human spirit.
www.tibetanliberation.org /dbprandreviews.html   (367 words)

 LitKicks: Dharma Bums
It begins with Ray Smith bumming a ride to the San Francisco Bay Area on a freight train.
I hate to try to define this word, but it basically means 'your spiritual duty,' or 'your place in the universe.' A Dharma Bum is a bum because it is the right thing for him to be, because by being a bum he is fulfilling a spiritual duty greater than himself.)
He is led by another Dharma Bum, Happy the Mule Skinner, up to the top of Desolation Peak, where he will live in a small cabin by himself.
www.litkicks.com /BeatPages/page.jsp?what=DharmaBums   (1422 words)

 Bums - US net entrepreneur sticks ads on bums | The Register
The NY Times review of The San Pedro Bums, a Barry Shear film starring and.
A Chilean rock star is asking female fans to send him pics of their bums /.
He then hit the streets in search of bums willing to add his poster to their own advertising material.
bums.easylookfor.com   (295 words)

 The Dharma Bums Cartoons
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 eBay - dharma bums, CDs, Records items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Dharma Bums 7" heaven alone (blue rat) 1986 punk
DHARMA BUMS welcome cd us frontier 1992 11 track (34636
Dharma Bums Phase One, Variable Cutoff State Communica
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Dharma Bums (Penguin Modern Classics): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Following the explosive energy of "On the Road" comes "The Dharma Bums" in which Kerouac charts the spiritual quest of a group of friends in search of Dharma or Truth.
Following the huge success of 'On The Road' Kerouac had the chance to publish some of his manuscripts that he had been carrying around the country from house to house for nearly ten years.
One of the first was the magnificent 'Dharma Bums', a semi-autobiographical account of his time on the West Coast in the company of Gary Snyder and Allen Ginsberg.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0141184884   (767 words)

 Vosbein: Dharma Bums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sex, wine, drugs and jazz were all ingredients in their quest for answers.
In his novel, The Dharma Bums, first published in 1958, Kerouac relates the story of two bohemian poets, their interactions and their travels.
In doing so he reveals much of the life style and thoughts of this often misunderstood generation.
www.vosbein.com /dharma.htm   (181 words)

 Dharma Bums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Where Kerouac's most famous novel was all about reckless travel, music, girls, and rebellion, Dharma Bums is more introspective.
On the Road, The Dharma Bums, The Subterraneans
Tattoo Art Dharma Bums Florida Surfing Paul Bowles Charles Bukowski Tattoo Celtic Tattoo Sign Language San Diego Surfing Bukowski
www.e-boswell.com /Dharma-Bums.html   (139 words)

 PUNKCAST#522 Babukishan & Dharma Bums - Knitting Factory - NYC - Aug 16 2004
PUNKCAST#522 Babukishan & Dharma Bums - Knitting Factory - NYC - Aug 16 2004
Babukishan is the scion of one of the most adored musical groups in India - The Bauls Of Bengal.
Here we have Babu, on a visit to NYC in 2004, continuing that tradition, rocking out with Woodstock's Dharma Bums in an informal session in the Knit's old office.
punkcast.com /522   (215 words)

 The Dharma Bums - Wikiquote
By God, you're right, all those sedentary bums sitting around on pillows hearing the cry of a triumphant mountain smasher, they don't deserve it.
Only one thing I'll say for the people watching television, the millions and millions of the One Eye: they're not hurting anyone
'Pray tell us, good buddy, and don't make it muddy, who played this trick, on Harry and Dick, and why is so mean, this Eternal Scene, just what's the point, of this whole joint?' I thought maybe I could find out at last from these Dharma Bums.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/The_Dharma_Bums   (382 words)

Posted by: Rosewood on May 28, 05
Over at Dharma Bums, people are writing hummingbird haiku.
Later in the day after I read some of it, I saw this dead moth at the Engineering building.
www.tineleyspice.org /archives.php?id=A2005051   (1653 words)

 Dharma Bums Identity : CafePress.com
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A Dharma Bum is a bum because that is his spiritual role.
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 Dharma Bums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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Amazon.com: One of the best and most popular of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums is based on experiences the writer had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after he'd become interested in Buddhism's spiritual mode of understanding.
Book Description: Two ebullient young men are engaged in a passionate search for dharma, or truth.
isbn.nu /0140042520   (455 words)

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