The Pocket Idiot's Guide To Buddhism by Bradley Hawkins

The Pocket Idiot's Guide To Buddhism

byBradley Hawkins, Nancy D. Lewis

Paperback | October 1, 2002

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You’re no idiot, of course. You know many people have turned to Buddhism as an alternative to organized religion—but you’re mistaken if you believe that all Buddhists live a monklike existence.

Don’t wait until your next life to experience Zen! The Pocket Idiot’s Guide™ to Buddhism reveals the essence of Buddhist thought from its inception in the Far East to its growing devotees in the West. In this Pocket Idiot’s Guide™, you get:

--The life of Siddhartha—better known as the Buddha—the founder of Buddhism.

--The basic Buddhist belief system, including the Three Marks of Existence, the Four Noble Truths, and the Eightfold Path.

--Fully explained concepts such as Zen, karma, dharma, and sutras.

--The history of the various Buddhist sects and their important influence.

 

About The Author

Nancy D. Lewis is a freelance writer, editor, and author of numerous books on lifestyles. She is also a multiple home buyer and seller.

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Title:The Pocket Idiot's Guide To BuddhismFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 1, 2002Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:002864459X

ISBN - 13:9780028644592

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