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  Buddha: His Life and His Teaching
By: Nelson, Walter Henry




 
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Author: Nelson, Walter Henry

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The thrilling history of the prince who renounced worldly luxury to final ~the way to selt-perfection and became the BuddhaMore than twenty-five hundred years ago, an Indian prince achieved enlightenment and became "the Awakened One" However extraordinary Prince Siddhartha Gautama was, he was no divinity, but a self-perfected human being who brought a sweeping message to mankind. Walter Henry Nelson, a renowned scholar and author, offers readers perhaps the most accessible and authoritative biography of the Buddha and his life teachings. In an essential, gripping, and inspiring introduction for the general reader, BUDDHA explores ancient legends surrounding Buddhism's founder. It shows how the simple story and profound struggle of Prince Siddhartha, who died five hundred years before the birth of Christ, were transformed into one of the world's great religions.From tales of incredible feats of Gautama's strength to the stories of intervention of gods in his journey, Nelson takes readers through the historic existence and the principles at the heart of a religion and philosophy that searches beyond materialism for the true aim of life.In the pages of BUDDHA, the radiance of the enlightened Buddha shines brighlty on modern readers. Walter Henry Nelson has studied traditional world religions for more than forty years and is the author of numerous histories and biographies. He lives in London.

Buddha His Life and His Teaching, Walter Henry Nelson, Penguin, 152 pages, $12.95

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