Who is the Buddha?

Who is the Buddha?

by Sangharakshita
     
 

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The image of the Buddha, cross-legged and meditating, appears increasingly in magazines and on television in the West. But who was the Buddha?

Here we see the Buddha as a historical figure, a warrior prince searching for the truth; in the context of the evolution of the human race, as the pinnacle of human perfection; and as an archetype.

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The image of the Buddha, cross-legged and meditating, appears increasingly in magazines and on television in the West. But who was the Buddha?

Here we see the Buddha as a historical figure, a warrior prince searching for the truth; in the context of the evolution of the human race, as the pinnacle of human perfection; and as an archetype.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781899579518
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
New
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


A respected translator and author of over fifty books, Sangharakshita began studying BUddhism at the age of 16. After 20 years studying in India he returned to England and set up the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order which has over 65 centres worldwide, including the USA.

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