Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism

Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism

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by Rebecca Novick
     
 

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In Tibetan, the word for Buddhist means “insider”—someone who looks not to the world but to themselves for peace and happiness. The basic premise of Buddhism is that all suffering, however real it may seem, is the product of our own minds.Rebecca Novick’s concise history of Buddhism and her explanations of the Four Noble Truths, Wheel of Life,… See more details below

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In Tibetan, the word for Buddhist means “insider”—someone who looks not to the world but to themselves for peace and happiness. The basic premise of Buddhism is that all suffering, however real it may seem, is the product of our own minds.Rebecca Novick’s concise history of Buddhism and her explanations of the Four Noble Truths, Wheel of Life, Karma, the path of the Bodhisattva, and the four schools help us understand Tibetan Buddhism as a religion or philosophy, and more important, as a way of experiencing the world.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307813978
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
377,079
File size:
2 MB

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