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 practicesConsiders the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and VietnamReveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early Buddhism or Hinayana BuddhismIncorporates 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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