Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient religion.
Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly spreading throughout western civilization. What does it mean to be a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history behind this religion? Buddhism for Dummies explores these questions and more in this updated guide to Buddhist culture. You'll gain an understanding of the origins of this ancient practice and how they're currently applied to everyday life.
Whether you're a searcher of truth, a student of religions, or just curious about what makes Buddhism such a widely practiced religion, this guide is for you. In plain English, it defines the important terms, explains the key concepts, and explores in-depth a wide range of fascinating topics.
- New and expanded coverage on all the schools of Buddhism, including Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana.
- The continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama.
- Updated coverage on daily observances, celebrations, styles, practices, meditation, and more....
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- Max Biaggi
Could be better
Still find the need to have a hard copy of this book. Makes back and forth references to different sections. Downloadable PDF s would be useful.
- P Watson
very hard to listen to due to constant reference to other pages, or footnotes, you need to be reading at the same time