By Stephan Bodian, Jonathan Landaw, Gudrun Bühnemann
Your hands-on advisor to this commonly practiced and old religion
Buddhism, one of many world's most generally practiced religions, is an engaging but advanced japanese faith that's swiftly spreading all through western civilization. What does it suggest to be a Buddhist? What are the elemental ideals and historical past at the back of this faith? Buddhism For Dummies explores those questions and extra during this up to date consultant to Buddhist tradition. You'll achieve an knowing of the origins of this historic perform and the way they're at present utilized to daily life.
Whether you're a searcher of fact, a pupil of religions, or simply considering what makes Buddhism this type of largely practiced faith, this consultant is for you. In undeniable English, it defines the real phrases, explains the major innovations, and explores in-depth a variety of attention-grabbing topics.
- New and elevated assurance on all of the faculties of Buddhism, together with Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana
- the continued relevance of the Dalai Lama
- up to date insurance on day-by-day observances, celebrations, kinds, practices, meditation, and more
Continuing the Dummies culture of constructing the world's religions attractive and available to everybody, Buddhism For Dummies is your crucial consultant to this attention-grabbing faith.