Buddhism: the Basics by Cathy CantwellBuddhism: the Basics by Cathy Cantwell

Buddhism: the Basics

byCathy CantwellEditorCathy Cantwell

Paperback | September 29, 2009

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provides a thorough and accessible introduction to a fascinating religion. Examining the historical development of Buddhism and its presence today, this guide covers principal traditions practices and beliefs ethical guidelines and philosophy,religious texts, and community. With helpful features including a detailed map of the Buddhist world, glossary of terms and tips for further study, this is an ideal text for students and interested readers wanting to familiarise themselves with the Buddhist faith.
Cathy Cantwellis an academic researcher at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford.  She specialises in Tibetan Buddhism and is joint author ofEarly Tibetan Documents on Phur pa from Dunhuang.
Title:Buddhism: the BasicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415408806

ISBN - 13:9780415408806


Editorial Reviews

'a fantastic overview of the whole tradition of Buddhism' - Dr Elizabeth Harris, Liverpool Hope University