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Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism (Crossing Press Pocket Guides)

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In Tibetan, the word for Buddhist means “insider”—someone who looks not to the world but to themselves for peace and happiness. The basic premise of Buddhism is that all suffering, however real it may seem, is the product of our own minds.Rebecca Novick’s concise history of Buddhism and her explanations of the Four Noble Truths, Wheel of Life, Karma, the path of the Bodhisattva, and the four schools help us understand Tibetan Buddhism as a religion or philosophy, and more important, as a way of experiencing the world.

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In Tibetan, the word for Buddhist means "insider" — someone who looks not to the world but to themselves for the source of peace and happiness. The purpose of Buddhism is to relieve suffering; it begins with the premise that all suffering, however real it may seem, is the product of our own minds.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-201) and index.

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ISBN:
9780895949530
Author:
Novick, Rebecca McClen
Publisher:
Crossing Press
Author:
Novick, Rebecca McClen
Author:
Rebecca Novick
Location:
Freedom, Calif. :
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
Tibet (China) Religion.
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism - Tibetan
Subject:
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet.
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Tibetan Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Crossing Press Pocket Guides
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 0.525 lb

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