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The Buddhist religion

a historical introduction

by Robinson, Richard H.

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Published by Dickenson Pub. Co. in Encino, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard H. Robinson, Willard L. Johnson.
    SeriesThe Religious life of man series
    ContributionsJohnson, Willard L., 1939- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4012 .R6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4903414M
    ISBN 100822101939
    LC Control Number76049233

    The most comprehensive, insightful, and up-to-date introduction to Buddhism available, this text traces the religion of Awakening from its origins to its spread throughout Asia and the world. Combining historical narrative with contextual analysis in a clear and engaging style, the authors present a full and balanced portrait of the Buddhist religion in terms of ritual, devotionalism. The founder of the religion Buddhism was Siddhartha Gautama. The levels of Buddhist religious hierarchy are: Buddhist Monasteries, Buddhist Monks, Buddhist Nuns, Buddhist Lay People, Buddhist.

      1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. S. Buddhism began in northeastern India and is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama. The religion is 2, years old and is followed by million Buddhists worldwide. Buddhism is the main religion in many Asian countries. It is a religion about suffering and the need to get rid of it.

    This book uses a question-and-answer format for those new to Buddhism or who simply want to learn more about it. He discusses the historical Buddha and his various manifestations and describes the Buddhist path. Chodron explains that the essense of Buddhism's is to avoid harming others and help them as much as possible. The basic doctrines of early Buddhism, which remain common to all Buddhism, include the four noble truths: existence is suffering (dukhka); suffering has a cause, namely craving and attachment (trishna); there is a cessation of suffering, which is nirvana ; and there is a path to the cessation of suffering, the eightfold path of right views, right resolve, right speech, right action.


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