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The Foundations of Buddhism OPUS characters ☆ 5 è Buddhism is a vast and complex religious and philosophical tradition with a history that stretches over 2500 years and which is now followed by around 115 million people In this introduction to the foundations of Buddhism Rupert Gethin concentrates on the ideas and practices which cIdeas and practices which constitute the common heritage of the different traditions of Buddhism Thervada Tibetan and Eastern that exist in the world today From the narrative of the story of the Buddha through discussions of aspects such as textual tradi. Probably the most informative general overview of Buddhism I've read so far

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Buddhism is a vast and complex religious and philosophical tradition with a history that stretches over 2500 years and which is now followed by around 115 million people In this introduction to the foundations of Buddhism Rupert Gethin concentrates on the. A college text that covers Buddhism uite throughly Starting with the history of the Buddha his famous sutra's Buddhist's monks nuns and monasteries are covered along with with the different countries and schools of Buddhism Interesting chapter on the Buddhist Cosmos something I know little of except from wuxia movies Closes with a chapter on the evolving Buddhism that is ongoing in the east and the west

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The Foundations of Buddhism OPUSTions the framework of the Four Noble Truths the interaction between the monastic and lay ways of life the cosmology of karma and rebirth and the path of the bodhisattva this book provides a stimulating introduction to Buddhism as a religion and way of li. A decent little introduction to the core tenets and traditions of Buddhism Some chapters I liked better than others naturally Gethin writes rather accessibly though some caution is advised when it comes to terms in either Sanskrit Pali Chinese Japanese or Tibetan It can get difficult and cluttered uite uickly