Entering the stream: an introduction to the Buddha and his teachings

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Shambhala, Dec 14, 1993 - Religion - 334 pages
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The grandeur, simplicity, and freshness of the 2,500-year-old tradition of Buddhism are reflected in this collection of writings intended as a primer for newcomers to the subject as well as a reference for those familiar with Buddhism. The selections include: The story of the Buddha's life. A concise historical background. Key writings of Theravada, Mahayana, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhism. Meditation instructions. A Buddhist explanation of reincarnation. Simple explanations of terms. A pictorial survey of Buddhist art and architecture.

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Book Description: Boston Shambhala 1993. Paperback; VG. 334 pgs. Illustrated by Drawings and Photos. 4th imp edition. Binding is PB. BERCHOLZ, Samuel and Kohn, Sherab Chodzin (eds), Read full review

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Excellent introductory Buddhist texts drawn from all over the world. Read full review

Contents

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The Union of Joy and Happiness tilopa 266 Contents
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A Short History of Buddhism sherab chodzin kohn
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