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Budismo: Principios, practica, rituales y escrituras sagradas: Aspectos historicos, religiosos y sociales (Buddhism)
     

Budismo: Principios, practica, rituales y escrituras sagradas: Aspectos historicos, religiosos y sociales (Buddhism)

by Kevin Trainor, Miguel Portillo Diez (Translator)
 

Exploring the essence of Buddhism, this illustrated work offers a broad view of the origin and development of the faith, as well as fundamental Buddhist texts. Intended for both potential converts as well as those who simply want to satisfy their curiosity, each chapter of the book is written by an expert in the field, bringing a rich diversity to the Buddha's

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Exploring the essence of Buddhism, this illustrated work offers a broad view of the origin and development of the faith, as well as fundamental Buddhist texts. Intended for both potential converts as well as those who simply want to satisfy their curiosity, each chapter of the book is written by an expert in the field, bringing a rich diversity to the Buddha's teachings. The accessible text delves deep into complicated subject matter and is accompanied by more than 300 images of Buddhist architecture and other works of art. A separate section that analyzes sacred writings and the chronology of the faith is also included.
 

Un profundo recorrido del Budismo, esta obra ilustrada proporciona una amplia perspectiva acerca de los orígenes y el desarrollo de esta fe, así como sus textos fundamentales. Escrito tanto para el lector que desea introducirse en esta religión como para aquél que pretende profundizar en alguno de sus aspectos, cada capítulo está escrito por un experto en la materia, lo que aporta una enriquecedora visión de las enseñanzas expuestas por el Buda. El texto, escrito de manera amena y accesible, es sumamente riguroso y está acompañado de numerosas imágenes de obras de arte o de ejemplos de la arquitectura budista. También se incluye una secció dedicada a analizar las escrituras sagradas y una cronología de los hechos más destacados del budismo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788480766494
Publisher:
Editorial Blume, S.A.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Kevin Trainor is a professor of religion at the University of Vermont. His work has been published in numerous works dealing with Buddhism.

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