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Encyclopedia of buddhism

Author: Robert E Buswell
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Reference USA, 2004.
Series: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Buswell
ISBN: 9780028659107 0028659104 9780028657189 0028657187
OCLC Number: 733254790
Notes: Elektronische Ausg. der zweibändigen Printausg.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Farmington Hills, Mich. Gale.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Series Title: Gale Virtual Reference Library
Responsibility: Robert E. Buswell, ed.

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This encyclopedia is a historically focused work that provides an introduction to the doctrinal, ethical, social and spiritual ideas that inform the various traditions of Buddhism and the changes  Read more...

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