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Oct 01, 2002
| ISBN 9781440695834
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Oct 01, 2002 | ISBN 9781440695834
You’re no idiot, of course. You know many people have turned to Buddhism as an alternative to organized religion—but you’re mistaken if you believe that all Buddhists live a monklike existence. Don’t wait until your next life to experience Zen! The Pocket Idiot’s Guide® to Buddhism reveals the essence of Buddhist thought from its inception in the Far East to its growing devotees in the West. In this Pocket Idiot’s Guide®, you get:• The life of Siddhartha—better known as the Buddha—the founder of Buddhism. • The basic Buddhist belief system, including the Three Marks of Existence, the Four Noble Truths, and the Eightfold Path. • Fully explained concepts, such as Zen, karma, dharma, and sutras. • The history of the various Buddhist sects and their important influence.
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