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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Religion


A Short Introduction

Klaus K. Klostermaier

Providing comprehensive coverage of the origins of Buddhism, while also tackling the doctrines and practices of this ancient faith, this comprehensive guide is an insightful and jargon-free picture of the great faith. All the most important topics are rendered accessible to the reader, among them Buddhism as a living tradition; meditation and education; and the goal of Nirvana. Answering all the questions most people would ask about the key issues of Buddhism, Buddhism: A Short Introduction will enable readers to better understand the vast and varied phenomenon that has deeply shaped a great part of humanity past and present.

  • Publication date: July 29, 1999
  • ISBN: 9781851681860
  • RRP: £16.00
  • Pages: 192

Klaus K. Klostermaier

Klaus K. Klostermaier, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Manitoba in Canada.

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