Theravada Buddhism

Author: Richard Gombrich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134903529
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First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Encyclopedia of Monasticism

Author: William M. Johnston
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113678716X
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Theravada Buddhism

Author: Kate Crosby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118323297
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Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world’s oldest religious traditions. Explores Theravada Buddhism’s origins, evolution, teachings, and practices Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary and other study aids

Early Buddhism

Author: Sue Hamilton
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780700712809
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New interpretations of the central teachings of early Buddhism, mainly the relationship between identity and perception in early Buddhism.

The Foundations of Buddhism

Author: Rupert Gethin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192892231
Format: PDF
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In this introduction to the foundations of Buddhism, Rupert Gethin concentrates on the ideas and practices which constitute the common heritage of the different traditions of Buddhism (Thervada, Tibetan and Eastern) which exist in the world today.

Buddhist World of Southeast Asia The

Author: Donald K. Swearer
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438432526
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A wide-ranging, readable account of the Theravada Buddhist thought and practice in the Southeast Asian societies of Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka.

Theravada Buddhism

Author: Asanga Tilakaratne
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN:
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Theravada Buddhism is practiced in Sri Lanka and throughout most of Southeast Asia. Introduced in the work in accessible language suitable to the undergraduate or gender reader. It surveys Theravadas basic teachings and contemporary practice in its traditional settings in South and Southeast Asia and discusses the current state of Theravada throughout the world.

Buddhist Thought

Author: Paul Williams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136520880
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This book serves as an accessible and reliable survey for students wishing to gain familiarity with the basic ideas of Buddhist philosophical and religious thought, and with some of the recent research in the field. It guides readers towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies. Abstract and complex ideas are made understandable by the authors' clear and engaging style. The second edition has been fully revised in light of new scholarship, in particular on Mahāyāna Buddhism and Tantric Buddhism, an often neglected and inadequately understood topic. As well as a detailed bibliography this authoritative resource now includes recommended further reading, study questions, a pronunciation guide and extensive glossary of terms, all aimed at helping students to develop their knowledge and appreciation of Buddhist thought.

Theravada Buddhism Simple Guides

Author: Diana St. Ruth
Publisher: Kuperard
ISBN: 1857336321
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU• to appreciate the timeless wisdom of the oldest form of Buddhism in existence today• to understand what it means to be a Buddhist• to recognize the key practices and traditions of Theravada Buddhism• to avoid faux pas in conversation, in travelling and in personal relationshipsACCESS THE WORLD’S RELIGIONSSimple Guides: Religion is a series of concise, accessible introductions to the world’s major religions. Written by experts in the field, they offer an engaging and sympathetic description of the key concepts, beliefs and practices of different faiths.Ideal for spiritual seekers and travellers alike, Simple Guides aims to open the doors of perception. Together the books provide a reliable compass to the world’s great spiritual traditions, and a point of reference for further exploration and discovery. By offering essential insights into the core values, customs and beliefs of differentsocieties, they also enable visitors to be aware of the cultural sensibilities of their hosts, and to behave in a way that fosters mutual respect and understanding.