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Introducing Buddha

Author: Jane Hope; Borin Van Loon; Richard Appignanesi
Publisher: Thriplow : Icon, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Meditation, Karma, Zen, Tentric, Nirvana - these are some of the many Buddhist ideas that have entered popular Western thought, usually inappropriately. What is the truth of Buddhism, its history and variety of practices? This vast and complex non-theistic religion in woven into the fabric of Asian civilisations for India to the Himalayan regions, China, Vietnam, Korea, Japan and elsewhere." "Introducing Buddha  Read more...
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Named Person: Gautama Buddha; Gautama Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Hope; Borin Van Loon; Richard Appignanesi
ISBN: 1840466332 9781840466331
OCLC Number: 57486073
Notes: Originally published: as Buddha for beginners. Cambridge: Icon, 1994.
Credits: Jane Hope, Borin Van Loon; edited by Richard Appignanesi.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Buddha
Responsibility: Jane Hope, Borin Van Loon ; edited by Richard Appignanesi.

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Describes the life and teachings of the Buddha, but it also shows that enlightenment is a matter of experiencing the truth individually and by inspiration which is passed from teacher to student.  Read more...

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