Wildmind Meditation News
Nov 07, 2011
More Latinos choose a less travelled road to spirituality
Cristina Pinzon: Ruben Lambert was educated in Catholic schools and grew up as a faithful Roman Catholic. As he grew older, the first generation Cuban-American decided to adopt a religion more rooted in meditation and enlightenment.
Now he follows the practices of Zen Buddhism and has assumed the name Venerable Mooh-Sang Sunim.
Like Lambert, many Latinos are shedding their traditional spiritual beliefs for non-traditional, non-Christian religions. Whether it involves praying five times a day or forsaking a suit and tie for long robes, these people are firm believers in the doctrines of their chosen convictions.
While the numbers of Latinos converting to these religions …