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Buddhist Handbook: The Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teachings, Practice, and History.
By: John Snelling

Buddhist Handbook: The Complete Guide to Buddhist Schools, Teachings, Practice, and History

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Author: Snelling John
ISBN: 9780892817610

Product Code: 5169

This is the first definitive guide to the complete panorama of Buddhist teaching, practice, schools, and history. One of the fastest growing religions in the world, Buddhism includes within its scope numerous traditions. The Buddhist Handbook provides a comprehensive and nonsectarian survey of these traditions and their contemporary exponents throughout the world, providing necessary information for those who wish to explore the various options thoroughly and find one that is suited to their needs. For those already practicing in a particular school of Buddhism, it offers illuminating insight into the teachings of other schools for more holistic view.
John Snelling is a writer and broadcaster on Buddhism and central Asian affairs and past editor of the Buddhist Society's journal., (The Middle Way). The range of his book is far-reaching, with chapters on the westward migration of Buddhist thought, contemporary Buddhist activities in North America, the relationship between Buddhism and psychotherapy, Buddhism and social action, and the role of women in Buddhism. Lucidly written, concise, and easy to use, this book will be an essential addition to the library of every practicing Buddhist.

The Buddhist Handbook, John Snelling, Inner Traditions, 345 pages, $16.95

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