Light of Asia - the Great Renunciation Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism

Light of Asia - the Great Renunciation Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism

by Edwin Arnold, Sir Edwin Arnold
     
 

In this poetic masterpiece, Edwin Arnold describes the life and teachings of Buddha. The man who was to become known as Buddha to the world was born as Prince Gautama of India but he rejected the worldly riches and abandoned the reigns of power when he embarked on a journey to discover the meaning of life. This poem reveals Buddha's life from the Buddhist perspective…  See more details below

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In this poetic masterpiece, Edwin Arnold describes the life and teachings of Buddha. The man who was to become known as Buddha to the world was born as Prince Gautama of India but he rejected the worldly riches and abandoned the reigns of power when he embarked on a journey to discover the meaning of life. This poem reveals Buddha's life from the Buddhist perspective but you don't have to be a Buddhist to appreciate this poetic work. As you read about Buddha's journey you will embark on your own course of discovery. You will start to better understand how hundreds of millions of Buddha's followers view the world, and how his life still impacts you today

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594622045
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.37(d)

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