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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895949530
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
Spirituality/Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
709,862
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.47(d)

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