World of the Buddha

World of the Buddha

Author: Lucien Stryk

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 9780802198259

Category: Religion

Page: 480

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Selections from the most significant texts in the body of Buddhist literature. For readers who want a deeper understanding of Buddhism, this is a rich, varied, and comprehensive collection in one volume. It includes the most significant texts from the vast body of Buddhist literature, and includes translations from Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Lao. For the benefit of the newcomer to Buddhism—or for those using it in an academic context—the pieces are arranged in chronological order, and each chapter is preceded by a separate commentary. In addition, there is a comprehensive description of life in India at the time of the Buddha and an outline of his life and mission. “The best available translations.” —Library Journal
World of the Buddha
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Lucien Stryk
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-01 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

Selections from the most significant texts in the body of Buddhist literature. For readers who want a deeper understanding of Buddhism, this is a rich, varied, and comprehensive collection in one volume. It includes the most significant texts from the vast body of Buddhist literature, and includes translations from Pali,
World of the Buddha
Language: en
Pages: 423
Authors: Lucien Stryk
Categories: Buddhist literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: Grove/Atlantic

This is a selection from among the most significant texts in the body of Buddhist literature, culled especially for readers who want a rich, varied, and comprehensive collection in one volume, and includes translations from Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Lao. For the benefit of the newcomer to Buddhism
The World of the Buddha
Language: en
Pages: 101
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Categories: Dharma (Buddhism)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Donald K. Swearer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

A wide-ranging, readable account of the Theravada Buddhist thought and practice in the Southeast Asian societies of Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka.