Buddhism in Practice
By (author) Donald S. Lopez
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Buddhism in Practice by Donald S. Lopez
Book DescriptionThis anthology, first published in 1995, illustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present. Re-released now in a slimmer but still extensive edition, Buddhism in Practice presents a selection of thirty-five translated texts--each preceded by a substantial introduction by its translator. These unusual sources provides the reader with a sense of the remarkable diversity of the practices of persons who over the course of 2,500 years have been identified, by themselves or by others, as Buddhists. Demonstrating the many continuities among the practices of Buddhist cultures widely separated by both history and geography, Buddhism in Practice continues to provide an ideal introduction to Buddhism and a source of new insights for scholars.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780691129686
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donald S. Lopez
Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism, Paperback (June 2015)
First published in 1844, and it was read by Schopenhauer and Nietzsche in Germany and Emerson and Thoreau in America. Reintroducing Burnouf to a new generation of Buddhologists, Buffetrille and Lopez have revived a seminal text in the history of Orientalism. It provides a view of how the Buddhism religion was understood in the nineteenth century.
Norton Anthology of World Religions, Hardback (November 2014)» View all books by Donald S. Lopez
This groundbreaking new Norton Anthology enables the six major, living, international world religions to speak to students in their own words.
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Author Biography - Donald S. Lopez
Donald S. Lopez Jr., is Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan. He is the editor of three other volumes in this series: "Religions of Tibet in Practice, Religions of India in Practice", and "Religions of China in Practice".
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