Buddhism For Dummies

Buddhism For Dummies

by Jonathan LandawStephen Bodian and Gudrun Buhnemann

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/07/2011

  $34.95
Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient
religion
Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is
a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly
spreading throughout western civilization. What does it mean to be
a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history behind
this religion? Buddhism For Dummies explores these questions
and more in this updated guide to Buddhist culture. You'll gain an
understanding of the origins of this ancient practice and how
they're currently applied to everyday life.


Whether you're a searcher of truth, a student of religions, or
just curious about what makes Buddhism such a widely practiced
religion, this guide is for you. In plain English, it defines the
important terms, explains the key concepts, and explores in-depth a
wide range of fascinating topics.





New and expanded coverage on all the schools of Buddhism,
including Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana

The continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama

Updated coverage on daily observances, celebrations, styles,
practices, meditation, and more



Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions
engaging and accessible to everyone, Buddhism For Dummies is
your essential guide to this fascinating religion.
ISBN:
9781118023792
9781118023792
Category:
Buddhism
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-07-2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
2nd Edition
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
234x189x23mm
Weight:
0.52kg

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