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The Buddha : a very short introduction

Author: Michael Carrithers
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Very short introductions, 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Michael Carrithers guides us through the diverse accounts of the life and teaching of the Buddha. He discusses the social and political background of India in the Buddha's time, and traces the development of his thought. He also assesses the rapid and widespread assimilation of Buddhism and its relevance today."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Gautama Buddha.; Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Carrithers
ISBN: 0192854534 9780192854537
OCLC Number: 45008515
Notes: Originally published in 1983.
Description: 108 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early life and renunciation --
To the awakening --
The awakening --
The mission and the death.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 41.
Responsibility: Michael Carrithers.
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Michael Carrithers guides us through the complex and sometimes conflicting information that Buddhist texts give about the life and teaching of the Buddha. He discusses the social and political  Read more...

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admirably well-paced and informative. * Galen Strawson, Sunday Times *

 
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