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Description - Theravada Buddhism by Kate Crosby

Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory
overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an
often misunderstood form of one of the world?s oldest
religious traditions.

Explores Theravada Buddhism?s origins, evolution,
teachings, and practices

Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and
Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries
including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common
misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early
Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism

Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary and
other study aids

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405189064
ISBN-10: 1405189061
Format: Paperback / softback
(247mm x 171mm x 17mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kate Crosby

Kate Crosby is a Seiyu Kiriyama Reader in BuddhistStudies in the Department of the Study of Religions at SOAS,University of London, and is also a member of the Centre of SouthEast Asian Studies and the Centre of Buddhist Studies. She is theauthor or editor of a number of books, includingSantideva s Bodhicaryavatara: Buddhist Path ToAwakening (with Andrew Skilton, 1998), and The Dead of Night& the Women (2009).

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