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Buddhism : a concise introduction  Cover Image Book Book

Buddhism : a concise introduction

Smith, Huston (Author). Novak, Philip. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0060506962 (cloth)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperSanFrancisco, [2003]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Part I : Wheel of the Dharma -- Man who woke up ; Silent sage ; Rebel saint ; Four noble truths ; Eightfold path ; Other core Buddhist concepts : nirvana, anatta, the three marks of existence, dependent arising, and emptiness ; Theravada and Mahayana : the great divide ; Vipassana : the Theravadin way of insight ; Zen Buddhism : the secret of the flower ; Tibetan Buddhism : the diamond thunderbolt ; Image of the crossing ; Confluence of Buddhism and Hinduism in India -- Part II : Wheel rolls West -- New migration ; America the Buddha full ; Adaptations : the new Buddhism ; America starts meditating I : the ways of Zen ; America starts meditating II : Tibetan Buddhism in exile ; America starts meditating III : Vipassana movement -- Afterword : Flowering of faith : Buddhism's pure land tradition.
Subject: Buddhism History
Buddhism Doctrines
Buddhism United States History 20th century

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System. (Show)

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Allentown Public Library 294.3 SMIT (Text) 34455004984916 Adult Nonfiction 2nd FL Available -

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