Understanding World Religions and Beliefs: Understanding Buddhism, 1st Edition

  • A. W. Buckey
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153139
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153136
  • DDC: 294.3
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book covers the history of Buddhism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about monks and nuns, the branches of Buddhism, and important rituals. This title also discusses misunderstandings about Buddhism and the challenges some women have faced in the religion. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Happy Birthday, Buddha!.
2: The Buddha.
3: The Dharma: Beliefs and Practices.
4: The Wheel of Dharma: Changes and Spread.
5: The Sangha.
6: The Sangha and the Community.
7: Buddhism and the West.
8: Challenges.
9: Buddhism Worldwide.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.