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Theravada Buddhism

Continuity, Diversity, and Identity

Wiley, J,
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Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductoryoverview of the history, teachings, and current practice of anoften misunderstood form of one of the world's oldestreligious traditions.
* Explores Theravada Buddhism's origins, evolution,teachings, and practices
* Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka andThailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countriesincluding Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam
* Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects commonmisunderstandings about links to other practices, such as earlyBuddhism or Hinayana Buddhism
* Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary andother study aids

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Titel: Theravada Buddhism
Autoren/Herausgeber: Kate Crosby
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Guides to Buddhism
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118323281

Seitenzahl: 312
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Kate Crosby is a Seiyu Kiriyama Reader in BuddhistStudies in the Department of the Study of Religions at SOAS,University of London, and is also a member of the Centre of SouthEast Asian Studies and the Centre of Buddhist Studies. She is theauthor or editor of a number of books, includingSantideva's Bodhicaryavatara: Buddhist Path ToAwakening (with Andrew Skilton, 1998), and The Dead of Night& the Women (2009).

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