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An introduction to Buddhism : teachings, history and practices

Author: Brian Peter Harvey
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
Series: Introduction to Religion
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This extensively revised and updated second edition draws upon recent scholarship to present a comprehensive overview of the development of Buddhism in Asia and the West. Detailed references to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Peter Harvey
ISBN: 9780521859424 0521859425 9780521676748 0521676746
OCLC Number: 900421060
Notes: 40021876246
Description: xxviii, 521 s. : ill., kort ; 24 cm
Contents: The Buddha and his Indian context --
Early Buddhist teachings : rebirth and karma --
Early Buddhist teachings : the four true realities for the spiritually ennobled --
Early developments in Buddhism --
Mahayana philosophies : the varieties of emptiness --
Mahayana holy beings, and Tantric Buddhism --
The later history and spread of Buddhism --
Buddhist practice : devotion --
Buddhist practice : ethics --
Buddhist practice : the Sangha --
Buddhist practice : meditation and cultivation of experience-based wisdom --
The modern history of Buddhism in Asia --
Buddhism beyond Asia
Series Title: Introduction to Religion
Responsibility: Peter Harvey
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