A Concise History of Buddhism [Andrew Skilton (Sthiramati)] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An ideal introduction to the history of. An introduction to the history of Buddhism which explains the development of the religion’s basic concepts over years, and describes Buddhism’s diverse. An ideal introduction to the history of Buddhism. Andrew Skilton – a writer on and practitioner of Buddhism – explains the development of the basic concepts of.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I bought this because I live in a Buddhist country and wanted to understand the foundations of their religion and culture a little more.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. To ask other readers questions about A Concise History of Buddhismplease sign up. From the ancient In Buddhism is a widely diverse religion, with many traditions handed down through the centuries. The Princeton one weighs about 5 pounds and is not complete.

A Concise History of Buddhism

In the Buddha’s Words: Ymfoo1 rated it really liked it Apr 03, It is concise, full of interesting facts, and very engaging. An ideal introduction to the history of Buddhism.

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You can keep a Buddhist dictionary nearby. While it contains a LOT of information it is very well organized. English Budhism a language for shopping. It’s the only History of Buddhism book that I can’t put down and have to read in almost one sitting!

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ram Tackett rated it did not like it May 21, Customers who bought this item also bought. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Leandro MP rated it it was ok Mar 09, Let me start by saying that this book is definitely not intended for an audience cursorily interested in the history of Buddhism. The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: Using the most recent scholarship available, it reflects on the Buddha and his teachings, the paths to awakening, the development in the Sangha, the Tripitaka and the Abhidharma, the end of Buddhism in India, and the practice of Buddhism all throughout Asia.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This is a good book for beginners to intermediate students of Buddhism. Though the book may be concise, it is clear that it could have been made even more so. Sellers rated it really liked it Feb 03, Jul 16, Ron Krumpos rated it liked it. Needless to say, this causes the reader unfamiliar with Sanskrit to be unable to keep track of the diverse schools, or terms which differentiate them.


Brad rated it liked it Jan 19, Anton rated it liked it Mar 31, Read this if you want to know about the history of Buddhism and want something accurate and substantial without being too academic. Trivia About A Concise History Learn more about Amazon Prime. On the other hand, a lot of what I had assumed was directly from the Buddha’s mouth were actually teachings and interpretations written hundreds and thousands of years later by other scholars, so really, the whole of dharma is a vast act of collaboration and constant testing by thousands of years’ worth of meditators and Buddhists, which works for me, too.

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