Buddhism

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Gracefully blending scholarship and accessibility, Malcolm David Eckels Buddhism provides a succinct, authoritative introduction to one of the worlds great religious traditions. The text covers a wide range of subjects including buddhas and boddhisattvas, Zen meditation, Tantric scriptures, pilgrimage, temples, and festivals and rites.
 

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Contents

Origins and Historical Development
13
Extract and Commentary
24
Aspects of the Divine
27
Extract and Commentary
34
Sacred Texts
37
Extract and Commentary
44
Sacred Persons
47
Extract and Commentary
54
Sacred Time
77
Extract and Commentary
84
Death and the Afterlife
87
Extract and Commentary
94
Society and Religion
97
Extract and Commentary
104
Glossary
106
For Further Reading
107

Ethical Principles
57
Extract and Commentary
62
Scared Space
65
Extract and Commentary
74

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