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Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Author: Damien Keown; Charles S Prebish
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects the current state of scholarship in Buddhist Studies, its entries being written by specialists in many areas, presenting an accurate overview of Buddhist history, thought and practices, most entries having cross-referencing to others and bibliographical references. Contain around 1000 pages and 500,000 words, totalling around 1200 entries.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
uppslagsverk
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Keown; Charles S Prebish
ISBN: 9780415314145 0415314143
OCLC Number: 76935757
Description: xxviii, 923 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: ACADEMIC STUDY OF BUDDHISM BIOGRAPHIES OF FAMOUS BUDDHISTS AND IDEAL BUDDHA BUDDHISM AND TECHNOLOGY BUDDHISM AND THE MODERN WORLD BUDDHISM IN CHINA BUDDHISM IN INDIA BUDDHISM IN JAPAN BUDDHISM IN KOREA BUDDHISM IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA BUDDHISM IN TIBET BUDDHIST ART(S) BUDDHIST CANONS AND LITERATURE BUDDHIST ETHICS BUDDHIST MEDITATIONAL SYSTEMS DHARMA MAHAYANA BUDDHISM NIKAYA BUDDHISM PRACTICES AND RITUALS SACRED PLACES IN BUDDHISM SANGHA SOCIALLY ENGAGED BUDDHISM VAJRAYANA BUDDHISM WOMEN IN BUDDHISM
Responsibility: edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish.

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