Buddhist Thought : A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition
Publication Year: 2000
Place of Publication: New York, NY
Source ID: shanti-sources-21193
Zotero Collections: Introductions to Buddhist Contemplation
Abstract: Here is an accessible introduction to Buddhist thought, which takes readers completely unfamiliar with the subject as quickly as possible to an accurate appreciation and understanding of the main ideas, tracing their development from teh time of Buddha, and opening up the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies. by focusing on classical India (including modern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka) as well as areas of Central Asia and South-East Asia direcly influenced by India, this book provides the essential foundation for an appreciation of Buddhism as a whole.