Buddhist Scriptures, Paperback

Buddhist Scriptures Paperback

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While Buddhism has no central text such as the Bible or the Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the teachings of Buddha.

This rich anthology brings together works from a broad historical and geographical range, and from languages such as Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese and Japanese.

There are tales of the Buddha's past lives, a discussion of the qualities and qualifications of a monk, and an exploration of the many meanings of Enlightenment.

Together they provide a vivid picture of the Buddha and of the vast nature of the Buddhist tradition.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 608 pages, glossary, further reading
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Buddhism
  • ISBN: 9780140447583

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