Buddhism

Buddhism

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by Damien Keown
     
 

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From its origins in India over two millennia ago, Buddhism spread throughout Asia and the world. This far-reaching and accessible introduction explains how Buddhism began, developed into its present-day form, and evolved in the West—where it now exerts increasing cultural influence. Complete with maps, diagrams, and illustrations, Buddhism provides

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From its origins in India over two millennia ago, Buddhism spread throughout Asia and the world. This far-reaching and accessible introduction explains how Buddhism began, developed into its present-day form, and evolved in the West—where it now exerts increasing cultural influence. Complete with maps, diagrams, and illustrations, Buddhism provides detailed coverage of key topics such as karma, rebirth, meditation, and ethics, along with the distinguishing features of the main schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402781933
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
861,733
File size:
31 MB
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Meet the Author

DAMIEN KEOWN is Professor of Buddhist Ethics at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and a fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. He is also the founding co-editor of the Journal of Buddhist Ethics, and has published extensively on the subject.

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