The Buddhist Handbook: A Complete Guide to Buddhist Teaching and Practice

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Ebury Publishing, Aug 31, 2011 - Religion - 384 pages
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Buddhism is one of the fastest growing religions in the world today -and THE BUDDHIST HANDBOOK is the best introduction to the teachings of Buddhism, the main schools, the Buddhist world-view, leading Buddhist teachers, Buddhist festivals and meditation. 'There is a great need to come to terms with Buddhism AS A WHOLE. John Snelling's book is an admirable attempt to do just that. ' GOLDEN DRUM 'A clear, up-to-date survey. ' CATHOLIC HERALD

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A comprehensive map of Buddhist territory, offering an overview of the core teachings, main traditions, current organizations and important figures. Spelling does a good job of keeping his judgements ... Read full review

The Buddhist handbook: a complete guide to Buddhist schools, teaching, practice, and history

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This book offers a comprehensive worldwide cultural and historical view of Buddhism. The initial chapters detail its spread from India into China, Asia, Tibet, Japan, and adjacent areas. Later ... Read full review

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