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Description - Buddhism For Dummies by Jonathan Landaw

Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient religion
Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly spreading throughout western civilization. What does it mean to be a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history behind this religion? Buddhism For Dummies explores these questions and more in this updated guide to Buddhist culture. You'll gain an understanding of the origins of this ancient practice and how they're currently applied to everyday life.
Whether you're a searcher of truth, a student of religions, or just curious about what makes Buddhism such a widely practiced religion, this guide is for you. In plain English, it defines the important terms, explains the key concepts, and explores in-depth a wide range of fascinating topics.

New and expanded coverage on all the schools of Buddhism, including Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana

The continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama

Updated coverage on daily observances, celebrations, styles, practices, meditation, and more

Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world's religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Buddhism For Dummies is your essential guide to this fascinating religion.


Buddhism For Dummies (9781119643265) was previously published as Buddhism For Dummies (9781118023792). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119643265
Format: Paperback / softback
(236mm x 189mm x 19mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 9-Aug-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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