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Buddhism by Madhu Wangu
  

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Buddhism by Madhu Wangu

Buddhism, Third Edition tells the story of Buddhism's origins and its development into three major schools of thought - and presents the particular beliefs and practices of those schools of Buddhism that still flourish today. This fascinating volume explores the concept of the socially engaged Buddhist, the growth and practice of Buddhism in America, and the recent changes in its caste system. All material in this volume has been revised, updated, and expanded to reflect any changes that have occurred since the last edition. Coverage includes: Introduction to the modern Buddhist world; The life of the Buddha; The spread of Buddhism; The varieties of Buddhism; The literature of Buddhism; The arts and Buddhism; The year in Buddhism; and Buddhism today.

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...provide[s] a detailed and quite comprehensive discussion of the religion and its influence on culture and history. - School Library Journal

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Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Madhu Wangu
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st October 2006

ISBN

9780816066094


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