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The Buddhist world

Author: Anne Bancroft; Peter Harrison
Publisher: London : Macdonald & Co., 1984.
Series: Religions of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the origin, beliefs, holy texts, ceremonies, festivals, and art of the Buddhist faith.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Bancroft; Peter Harrison
ISBN: 0356075249 9780356075242
OCLC Number: 12452215
Notes: Ill on lining papers.
Description: 45 pages : illustrations, 1 color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: 8 Who are the Buddhists?. 10 The life of the Buddha. 12 The Buddha's teaching. 14 Living in the world. 16 Leaving the world. 18 Special days. 20 Making offerings. 22 Meditation. 24 A time to learn. 26 Joining together. 28 Women speaking. 30 Tibetan Buddhism. 32 Written knowledge. 34 Visiting holy places. 36 'Flowers are visions'. 38 Buddhist art. 40 Buddhism in the West. 42 A glossary of useful words. 43 More festivals. 44 Places to visit. 44 Helpful organisations.
Series Title: Religions of the world.
Responsibility: Anne Bancroft ; [editor, Peter Harrison].

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Describes the origin, beliefs, holy texts, ceremonies, festivals, and art of the Buddhist faith.

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