Год издания: 2000
Издатель: Oxford University Press
Количество страниц: 160
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From its origins in India over two thousand years ago, Buddhism has spread throughout Asia and is now exerting an increasing influence on Western culture. In clear and straightforward language, and with the help of maps, diagrams and illustrations, this book explains how Buddhism began and how it evolved into its present-day form, The central teachings and practices are set out clearly, and key topics such as karma and rebirth, meditation, ethics, and Buddhism in the West, receive detailed coverage in separate chapters. The distinguishing features of the main schools - such as Tibetan and Zen Buddhism - are clearly explained. The book will be of interest to anyone seeking a sound basic understanding of Buddhism. Формат: 11 см х 17,5 см.