Theravada Buddhism : Continuity, Diversity, and Identity, Hardback Book

Theravada Buddhism : Continuity, Diversity, and Identity Hardback

Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Guides to Buddhism series

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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

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 312 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Comparative religion
  • ISBN: 9781405189071

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