Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2009.
ISBN: 0203874250 ISBN13: 9780203874257 DDC: 294.3 Edition: 90 (NL)
Summary:Buddhism: The Basics examines the historical development of
Buddhism and its presence today, from its key religious texts to
practices and beliefs. With helpful features including a detailed map
of the Buddhist world, glossary of terms and tips for further study,
this is an ideal text for students and interested readers wanting to
familiarise themselves with the Buddhist faith.
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS;
INTRODUCTION; 1 THE BUDDHA AND THE ROOTS OF THE BUDDHIST TRADITION; 2
THE DHARMA; 3 THE TEXTUAL HERITAGE AND ORAL TRANSMISSION; 4 THE
SANGHA; 5 THE MAJOR BUDDHIST TRADITIONS; GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS;
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Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: 1 online resource (205 p.)
Edition Info: 90 (NL)
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