The Buddha: A Beginner's Guide - Beginner's Guides (Paperback)John Strong (author)
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Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great religious figure, uncovering the roots of many Buddhist beliefs and practices. Accompanied by helpful charts and tables, and drawing on a vast array of primary sources, the text also features such key topics as: biographical accounts from all the Buddhist schools, an analysis of the Buddha's enlightenment, the life of the Buddha as depicted by Buddhist art and rituals, and the relics of Siddhartha Gautama, and how they continue his story, even after his lifetime.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 315 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm