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Naked Buddha
By Adrienne Howley

Naked Buddha

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Naked Buddha by Adrienne Howley

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A timely, charmingly written, highly accessible beginner's guide to Buddhism by an Australian who was ordained in 1982 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Buddhism is the fastest-growing religion in Australia. For the many people who are interested in learning more about it, here is a primer on Buddhism and Buddhist practice written in a deceptively simple manner, with an engaging, gentle humour and flavour. Adrienne Howley's purpose is to demystify Buddhism, stripping away the layers of ritual and iconography that have grown up around it over the centuries, and to present the original, basic tenets and practices in a way that will be appealing to Western, and especially Australian readers. THE NAKED BUDDHA includes sections on who Buddha was and how he came to formulate his philosophy; descriptions of the three main Buddhist traditions; what ordinary Buddhists believe and practise today; and meditation- how and why? There are also answers to questions most commonly asked by non-Buddhists. The Venerable Adrienne Howley was ordained in 1982 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In 1993 she took the highest ordination vows possible from a Vietnamese Buddhist master, thus becoming one ofthe ve

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863251655
ISBN-10: 1863251650
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 133mm x 16mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 6-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Adrienne Howley

The Venerable Adrienne Howley was ordained in 1982 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and in 1993 took the highest ordination vows possible from a Vietnamese Buddhist master. She is the author of THE NAKED BUDDHA (Bantam, 1999) and MY HEART, MY COUNTRY, a biography of noted Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar (UQP, 1989). A mother of two and former nurse, she has sailed around the world, survived a life-threatening cancer, and stumbled into Buddhism after meeting the Dalai Lama. She lives in country NSW and devotes her time to Buddhist practice and teaching.

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