9781592579112

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781592579112

  • ISBN10:

    1592579116

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-02
  • Publisher: Alpha
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Summary

 The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Buddhism, Third Edition updates one of Alpha Book's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. The latest edition includes additional information on-- Buddhism's effect on popular arts and sciences.- The continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama.- An annotated bibliography.- The book covers all four schools of Buddhism - Zen, Tibetan, Pure Land, and Insight Meditation - which is not true of its competitors.- For thousands of years the practice of Buddhism has been a source of inner peace and security for millions of followers. The growing interest in mindfulness is fueled by Buddhist thought.  

Author Biography

Gary Gach has been a student of Buddhism for more than 40 years. His work has appeared in more than 150 periodicals and anthologies, including The Book of Luminous Things, City Lights Review, New Asia Review and Yoga Journal.

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