Buddhism in Practice (BOK)

Donald S Lopez

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This anthology, first published in 1995, illustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present. Re-released now in a slimmer but still extensive edition, "Buddhism in Practice" presents a selection of thirty-five translated texts - each preceded by a substantial introduction by its translator. These unusual sources provide the reader with a sense of the remarkable diversity of the practices of persons who over the course of 2,500 years have been identified, by themselves or by others, as Buddhists. Demonstrating the many continuities among the practices of Buddhist cultures widely separated by both history and geography, "Buddhism in Practice" continues to provide an ideal introduction to Buddhism and a source of new insights for scholars.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Donald S Lopez
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780691129686
Antall sider 480 Dimensjoner 16,7cm x 23,9cm x 3cm
Vekt 708 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd