Sacred Wisdom: Buddhist Wisdom: The Path to Enlightenment

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Of course, Buddhist wisdom begins with the Buddha. But for Gerald Benedict, it doesn’t end there. Here, for committed believers and curious seekers alike, he has gathered the most memorable and insightful sayings of Buddhism’s greatest thinkers through the centuries and from every corner of the globe. Under headings such as “Suffering and its solution,” “Mastering the mind,” and “Happiness in this present life,” Buddhist Wisdom holds the keys to a spiritual tradition that offers practical, down-to-earth answers ...

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Overview

Of course, Buddhist wisdom begins with the Buddha. But for Gerald Benedict, it doesn’t end there. Here, for committed believers and curious seekers alike, he has gathered the most memorable and insightful sayings of Buddhism’s greatest thinkers through the centuries and from every corner of the globe. Under headings such as “Suffering and its solution,” “Mastering the mind,” and “Happiness in this present life,” Buddhist Wisdom holds the keys to a spiritual tradition that offers practical, down-to-earth answers to the deepest questions of our existence. An irresistible introduction to the most popular non-Biblical religion in the U.S., Canada, and Europe today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906787141
  • Publisher: Watkins Media
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Sacred Wisdom Series
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerald Benedict’s main academic interest is in the comparative philosophy of religions. He is the author of Watkins Dictionary of Religions and Secular Faiths and Mayan Prophecies for 2012. He has won awards for a novel, several short stories, and radio drama for the BBC World Service.
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