eBook Encyclopedia of Buddhism, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0028659104
  • ISBN-13: 9780028659107
  • DDC: 294.3
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 982 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released April 2004
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004
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Providing a comprehensive overview of one of Asia's most important religious and social forces, the Encyclopedia of Buddhism describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, saints, demons, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism and Christianity.

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