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The Buddha : a very short introduction

Author: Michael Carrithers
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011?]
Series: Very short introductions, 41
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st publ. as a Very short introduction 2001, [reprinted]View all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Einführung
Named Person: Buddha.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Carrithers
ISBN: 9780192854537 0192854534
OCLC Number: 793509367
Notes: Originally published as an Oxford University Press paperback 1983.
Description: 108 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Early life and renunciation ; 3. To the awakening ; 4. The awakening ; 5. The mission and the death ; Further reading ; Index
Series Title: Very short introductions, 41
Responsibility: Michael Carrithers.

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

 
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