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A survey of Buddhism

Sangharakshita Bhikshu

A survey of Buddhism

its doctrines and methods through the ages

by Sangharakshita Bhikshu

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Published by Windhorse in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- History.,
  • Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSangharakshita.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1451.2 .S3 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 525 p.
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21342151M
    ISBN 100904766659
    OCLC/WorldCa29358445

    South Asian Buddhism: A survey. The book provides a comprehensive study of all aspects of smell, covering a period from the turn of the Common Era to the early second millennium CE, and. Survey of the 52 mental factors (cetasikas) Samatha and Vipassana as Presented in the Theravada Abhidhamma (Shi Huifeng) The Dhamma Theory — Philosophical Cornerstone of the Abhidhamma (Dr. Y. Karunadasa) Ajahn Brahm: Contemplation of Death; Does Life Suck? Emptiness and Stillness — A tribute to Venerable Ajahn Brahm on the occasion of his.

    A Survey of Buddhism continues to provide an indispensable study of the entire field of Buddhist thought and practice, placing its development in a historical context. 'I recommend Sangharakshita's book as the best survey of Buddhism' Dr Edward Co. Book Description. The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world’s great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism, the volume .

    A Survey of Buddhism / The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path. Sangharakshita. This first volume of Sangharakshita’s Complete Works includes two foundational texts that have inspired readers for decades: A Survey of Buddhism and The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold the first, the great Buddhist teacher and writer Lama Anagarika Govinda wrote, ‘It would be difficult to find a . This book is an historical survey of Buddhism in India and shows how over a period of years, Buddhism has been engaged in a struggle against caste-hierarchy. It has challenged Brahmanism, the main exploitative system of traditional Indian society, and instead endeavoured to build religious egalitarianism.


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