Buddhism: The Basics

Buddhism: The Basics

Cathy Cantwell

Buddhism: The Basics offers a radical and obtainable advent to a desirable faith. studying the old improvement of Buddhism and its presence this present day, this consultant covers:

  • principal traditions
  • practices and ideology
  • ethical directions and philosophy
  • religious texts
  • community

With important gains together with an in depth map of the Buddhist international, word list of phrases and advice for additional learn, this can be a great textual content for college kids and readers eager to familiarise themselves with the Buddhist faith.


Cathy Cantwell is an instructional researcher on the Oriental Institute, collage of Oxford. She specialises in Tibetan Buddhism, and has labored on 11th century manuscripts, an eighteenth century scriptural assortment, and modern Buddhist ritual manuals and perform. She has taught greatly in united kingdom better schooling and is joint writer of Early Tibetan records on Phur pa from Dunhuang.

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