Buddhism: A History

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Asian Humanities Press, 1994 - Religion - 376 pages
Beginning with a brief account of the life of the historical Buddha and his teachings, the book looks into the schism that developed upon the death of the Buddha, the various schools that evolved around his teachings and the spread of these schools in all parts of the world, a process which is still continuing today.

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Reat covers the history of Buddhism in a marvelously interesting and informative way that will appeal to the general reader. In 13 chapters, he discusses the Buddha in history and legend; the death of ... Read full review

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