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Buddhism : on the path to Nirvana

Author: Swati Chopra
Publisher: London : Mercury, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Buddhism: On the Path to Nirvana is a welcome and much needed introduction to the life and teachings of Buddha. Swati Chopra is the perfect guide as she walks the path of Buddha's life with the reader to his eventual discovery of the joy of being. Interesting cameos on Padmasambhava, the mandalas, Jatakas and excerpts from an interview with the Dalai Lama add to the readers' understanding of Buddhism. Lavishly  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chopra, Swati.
Buddhism.
London : Mercury, 2005
(OCoLC)624624043
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Swati Chopra
ISBN: 1904668666 9781904668664
OCLC Number: 56648341
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly in color) ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Swati Chopra ; foreword: Professor Lokesh Chandra.

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"Buddhism: On the Path to Nirvana is a welcome and much needed introduction to the life and teachings of Buddha. Swati Chopra is the perfect guide as she walks the path of Buddha's life with the reader to his eventual discovery of the joy of being. Interesting cameos on Padmasambhava, the mandalas, Jatakas and excerpts from an interview with the Dalai Lama add to the readers' understanding of Buddhism. Lavishly illustrated with almost 200 images depicting varying aspects of Buddhism in south east Asia - stupas, temples, rock carvings, monasteries, rites and ceremonies, religious objects and symbols, lamas in prayer - this is a book that will inform and enlighten the reader"--Global Books in Print.

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