Buddhism in Practice: (Abridged Edition) (Princeton Readings by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

This anthology, first released in 1995, illustrates the titanic scope of Buddhist perform in Asia, previous and current. Re-released now in a slimmer yet nonetheless vast variation, Buddhism in Practice offers a range of thirty-five translated texts--each preceded by means of a considerable advent by means of its translator.

These strange assets offers the reader with a feeling of the extraordinary variety of the practices of folks who over the process 2,500 years were pointed out, via themselves or by way of others, as Buddhists. Demonstrating the various continuities one of the practices of Buddhist cultures commonly separated through either heritage and geography, Buddhism in Practice maintains to supply a great advent to Buddhism and a resource of recent insights for scholars.

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