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By John Powers

ISBN-10: 0415610443

ISBN-13: 9780415610445

ISBN-10: 0815350953

ISBN-13: 9780815350958

The Buddhist World joins a chain of books at the world’s nice religions and cultures, supplying a full of life and updated survey of Buddhist reviews for college students and students alike. It explores nearby forms of Buddhism and center issues together with buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. as well as historic and geo-political perspectives of Buddhism, the quantity beneficial properties thematic chapters on philosophical techniques reminiscent of ethics, in addition to social constructs and different types corresponding to neighborhood and kin. The ebook additionally addresses lived Buddhism in its many varieties, analyzing the ways that modernity is reshaping conventional constructions, historical doctrines, and cosmological beliefs.

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