Introducing Buddha

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Totem Books, 1994 - Religion - 176 pages
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Introducing Buddha describes the life and teachings of the Buddha. It also shows that enlightenment is a matter of experiencing the truth. The text, by a practicing Vajrajana Buddhist, and the vibrant illustrations illuminate the process by way of a rich legacy of stories and explanations. The book concludes with a description of the role of Buddhism in modern Asia and its growing influence on Western thought.

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Review: Introducing Buddha (Introducing Series)

User Review  - Spicy T AKA Mr. Tea - Goodreads

So, whenever I read texts on Buddhism I get excited and want to know more. I tore through this book and felt ok. Found out a little more about Buddha and Buddhism that I didn't know before. Still, I ... Read full review

Review: Introducing Buddha (Introducing Series)

User Review  - Bookworm28 - Goodreads

Great introduction. Of course it is simplified and made approachable through comic-like pictures, but that light-heartedness reflects the smiling and breathing attitude of many Buddhists and their not ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Jane Hope is a visual artist and teacher. She is the author of "Buddha for Beginners,"

Van Loon, the Suffolk-based artist and designer has, over the years, freelanced for numerous community and mainstream magazines.