Introducing Buddhism

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Author(s): Kodo Matsunami
Original Publish Date: Oct 09, 2012
Product Number: EB00644051
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462909612
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

Introducing Buddhism is a classic, authoritative collection of essays on Buddhism It expresses the author's desire to write a comprehensive book on Buddhism from within-a book that will lead the reader to an understanding of Buddhism as it existed in the past and continues to exist today. In order to accomplish his purposes, he deals with his subject under four headings: - Buddhism in Thought - Buddhism in History - Buddhism in Tradition - Buddhism in ActionIt is the author's conviction that "the time has come to think of Buddhism not in terms of temples or of traditional rituals, but in terms of injecting more vitality to make Buddhism more meaningful to all of us. Buddhism has a living significance as a great world religion and can contribute to the enrichment of world culture."

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