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The Wisdom of Buddhism by Chris Humphreys

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English


  • Buddhism,
  • Sacred texts,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Religion,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Religion / Buddhism,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7763361M
ISBN 100700701974
ISBN 109780700701971

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Awaken your heart and engage your mind with Buddhist Wisdom: Daily Reflections, a simple but powerful collection of Buddhist sayings and extracts that offer an easy way to incorporate the Buddha's most significant teachings into your everyday it daily or at random to find help facing a particular issue or problem. Illustrated with photographs of traditional Buddhist people, sacred /5(9). A balanced selection from Buddhist writings, including scriptures used by the Zen School, with chapters on the Buddha, Tibetan Buddhism, Concentration and Meditation, the Buddhist Order, and Nirvana. With sources, glossary and index. Buddhism - Definition, Founder & Origins - HISTORY. A landmark publication when it first appeared in , Buddhist Wisdom offered Western readers a unique combination of both The Diamond Sutra -- one of the cornerstone texts of Mahayana Buddhism -- and The Heart Sutra, perhaps the most important of all Buddhist texts, in a single authoritative volume/5.

Buddhism Portal Buddhism is a religion and philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to the Buddha. The Buddha lived and taught in the northeastern Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. The book, in the form of an encyclopedia on Buddhism, is a commentary on the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita (“the perfection of wisdom in five thousand lines”). Volume I describes the conditions of time, place and individuals under which the Perfection of Wisdom was revealed. "The wisdom of Buddhism is to be found in its Scriptures and here is an attempt to compile a balanced selection from Buddhist writings. To reflect the growing Western interest in the subject, the Scriptures used by the Zen School of China and Japan are generously represented, there are chapters on the Buddha, Tibetan Buddhism, Concentration and. Esoteric Buddhism is a book originally published in in London; it was compiled by a member of the Theosophical Society, A. P. Sinnett. It was one of the first books written for the purpose of explaining theosophy to the general public, and was "made up of the author's correspondence with an Indian mystic." This is the most significant theosophical work of the author. According to Goodrick Author: A. P. Sinnett.

Buddhism - Path To Peace. 17K likes. May The Triple Gem Bless you! Thank you for being a member of our happy family!Followers: 18K. Wisdom Books is an independent book distribution and mail order company focusing on Buddhism and it's related subjects of meditation, Tibet and the rapidly developing dialogue between east - west philosophies and cultures. The Wisdom of Buddhism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A balanced selection from Buddhist writings, including scriptures u /5(3).   An interpretation of a selection of quotes from the Dhammapada about inner peace. Cuts, voice, footage, script by Einzelgänger. I also used Creative Commons.