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The Buddhist Handbook A Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teaching, Practice, and History by John Snelling

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Published by Inner Traditions .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Religion / Buddhism,
  • Buddhism - Zen,
  • Buddhism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8233165M
ISBN 100892817615
ISBN 109780892817610

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  This book really is an excellent, comprehensive guide to Buddhism. It will orient you in the wide array of Buddhist practices going on today, with historical and conceptual background from the Indian roots of Buddhism, through its spread over Asia and into the West, so you can get a clear understanding of what the differences are between Zen, Theravada, the various Tibetan schools, :// Newly revised and updated, The Buddhist Handbook is the definitive guide to the complete panorama of Buddhist teaching, practice, schools, and history. The fastest-growing religion in the West, Buddhism includes numerous traditions within its  › Books › Religion & Spirituality › Buddhism. The Buddhist Handbook Hardcover – January 1, by John Snelling (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ The Buddhist Handbook by John Snelling is a useful guide to the myriad schools and lineages within the Buddhist community. The study of the development of the different Buddhist schools is a complex one and this book helps in teaching the beginner the differences between traditions, which can  › Religion & Spirituality › Buddhism › Philosophy.

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