By Kate Crosby
Theravada Buddhism presents a accomplished introductory evaluate of the historical past, teachings, and present perform of a frequently misunderstood type of one of many world’s oldest non secular traditions.
- Explores Theravada Buddhism’s origins, evolution, teachings, and practices
- Considers the perform of Theravada past Sri Lanka and Thailand, through exploring a wealth of fabric from international locations together with Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam
- Reveals its wealthy and sundry traditions, and corrects universal misunderstandings approximately hyperlinks to different practices, similar to early Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism
- Incorporates student-friendly beneficial properties together with a thesaurus and different learn aids
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Theravada Buddhism: Continuity, Diversity, and Identity (Wiley-Blackwell Guides to Buddhism) by Kate Crosby