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Buddhism : the basics

Author: Cathy Cantwell
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Basics (Taylor & Francis)
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cantwell, Cathy.
Buddhism.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009002030
(OCoLC)166360325
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Cantwell
ISBN: 9780203874257 0203874250
OCLC Number: 658056720
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Basics (Taylor & Francis)
Responsibility: Cathy Cantwell.
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Examining the historical development of Buddhism and its presence today, this guide covers: principal traditions; practices and beliefs; ethical guidelines and philosophy; religious texts; and,  Read more...

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'a fantastic overview of the whole tradition of Buddhism' - Dr Elizabeth Harris, Liverpool Hope University

 
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