A Concise History of Buddhism [Andrew Skilton (Sthiramati)] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An ideal introduction to the history of. An introduction to the history of Buddhism which explains the development of the religion’s basic concepts over years, and describes Buddhism’s diverse. An ideal introduction to the history of Buddhism. Andrew Skilton – a writer on and practitioner of Buddhism – explains the development of the basic concepts of.
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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Let me start by saying that this book is definitely not intended for an audience cursorily interested in the history of Buddhism.
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On the other hand, a lot of what I had assumed busdhism directly from the Buddha’s mouth were actua While my mind smeared over the many Sanskrit names of various sutras and authors, I did learn a few things from this quick history of Buddhism. Van Horn’s reader review, he uses a “quote” which is nowhere to be found in the book. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The Practice of Engaged Buddhism.
One person found this helpful. An example of this exclusion might be the meditational practices called the brahma-viharas, which in its Abhidamma and commentarial literature are relegated to an ancillary function only, whereas its own canon records instances which substantially refute this role. This is a very dense history of Buddhism.
Thorough, concise and well written. Feb 22, Volodymyr rated it really liked it Shelves: The newcomer seeking to understand the sometimes contradictory spiritual texts can find it daunting.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I found this short book to be quite useful in disentangling the various threads of contemporary Buddhism, even though the history stops short of the 20th century. Emilylinn rated it liked it Oct 11, Teachings, History and Practices Introduction to Religion.
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From the ancient In Buddhism is a widely diverse religion, with many traditions handed down through the centuries. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. A Modern Buddhist Bible: A truly enlightening guide.
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Apr 18, Andrea rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Greg Schmidt rated it really liked it Apr 13, It has a couple inaccuracy due to changing and contested archaeological evidence. Needless to say, t Let me start by saying that this book is definitely not intended for an audience cursorily interested in the history of Buddhism. Although I did get something out of this book, it is really written for the reader who is already quite familiar with Buddhism and wants to know more about it’s roots.
Deborah Fisher rated it it was amazing Jan 20, While my mind smeared over the many Sanskrit names of various sutras and authors, I did learn a few things from this quick history of Buddhism.
A Concise History of Buddhism
Samuel rated it really liked it Jul 01, In the Buddha’s Words: Please note that the author addresses the history of Buddhism in India. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sellers rated it really liked it Feb 03, I’m sure it’s great if you already have a foundation, but it mostly just left me very confused. Why would someone claim to follow something lesser? From the ancient Indian context to Buddhism in countries beyond, from the Mahayana sutras to Tantra, it presents an account of the religion’s development up through the 19 the century, its doctrines and its schools.
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