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From the teachings of the early masters to the growth of the tradition in the West, this authoritative new reference tool contains over 900 entries supplying information on all the key doctrines, practices, and figures central to Buddhism.

Synopsis:

From bodhi to the true meaning of Zen, the rich diversity of the Buddhist tradition is captured succinctly within this concise yet comprehensive new encyclopedia.

Covering the teachings of the early masters to the growth of the tradition in the West, over 900 entries supply information on the key doctrines, practices and figures that constitute this historic movement. Throughout, John Powers balances concision with scholarship, explaining complex ideas in a manner that is both informative and accessible.

Written with clarity, insight and learning, this authoritative new reference tool will prove invaluable both to students and to those who are just discovering this fascinating faith.

Synopsis:

In this accessible guide, Buddhism is presented both in its historical context and as a religion with great contemporary diversity, covering figures and events of the earliest years to 20th century, from eastern worship to western movements.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851682331
Author:
Powers, John
Publisher:
ONEWorld Publications
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
General
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Series:
Concise Encyclopedia of World Faiths
Series Volume:
[66]
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
277
Dimensions:
8.42x5.27x.65 in. .90 lbs.

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Product details 277 pages Oneworld Publications - English 9781851682331 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From bodhi to the true meaning of Zen, the rich diversity of the Buddhist tradition is captured succinctly within this concise yet comprehensive new encyclopedia.

Covering the teachings of the early masters to the growth of the tradition in the West, over 900 entries supply information on the key doctrines, practices and figures that constitute this historic movement. Throughout, John Powers balances concision with scholarship, explaining complex ideas in a manner that is both informative and accessible.

Written with clarity, insight and learning, this authoritative new reference tool will prove invaluable both to students and to those who are just discovering this fascinating faith.

"Synopsis" by , In this accessible guide, Buddhism is presented both in its historical context and as a religion with great contemporary diversity, covering figures and events of the earliest years to 20th century, from eastern worship to western movements.
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