The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism, 3rd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism, 3rd Edition

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by Gary Gach
     
 

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Reach Your Zen Moment!

The latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. It also includes

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Reach Your Zen Moment!

The latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. It also includes additional information on Buddhism's effect on popular arts and sciences, the continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama, and an annotated bibliography.

• With Buddhism as one of America's fastest growing religions, the audience continues to renew itself
• Covers all four schools of Buddhism: Zen, Tibetan, Pure Land, and Insight Meditation, which are not in competitors' books
• For thousands of years, Buddhism has been a source of inner peace and security for millions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592579112
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
06/02/2009
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide To... Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
724,340
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

GARY GACH has been a student of Buddhism for 40 years. He is a consultant to the Buddhist Film Society and the Unified Buddhist Church and is co-translator of Ko Un, Korea’s greatest living Zen poet. For two years Gach was Arts and Religion editor for AsianWeek, and prior to that was a contributing editor to the San Francisco Review of Books. His articles have appeared in Shambhala Sun, New Asia Review, Whole Earth Review, and other periodicals. He is the editor of What Book!? Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop, published in 1998 by Parallax Press.

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism, 3rd Edition 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Great introduction and beginners book on Buddhism
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