Buddhism (Religions of the World)

Buddhism (Religions of the World)

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  • 製本 Library, hard cover book:図書館用装丁強化版/ページ数 112 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781560069836
  • DDC分類 294.3

Full Description

This book not only offers historical and biographical information related to the development of Buddhism as an important world religion but also provides details regarding how modern Buddhists practice their faith. It focuses on the Buddhist religion, from its origin with Buddha himself to its rise in popularity in India, China, Japan and the western world.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           4  (2)
Introduction A Growing Religion 6 (4)
The Origins of Buddhism 10 (14)
The Teachings of the Buddha 24 (15)
The Development of Buddhism in India 39 (12)
The Spread of Buddhism 51 (10)
Two Unique Paths: Tibetan and Japanese 61 (13)
Buddhist Practices 74 (15)
Western Buddhism 89 (12)
Notes 101(3)
For Further Reading 104(1)
Works Consulted 105(2)
Index 107(5)
Picture Credits 112(1)
About the Author 112