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Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism (Crossing Press Pocket Guides)by Rebecca Novick
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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 Novicks 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.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -201) and index.
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