Encyclopedia of Buddhism, Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Buddhism, Volumes 1-2

Robert E. Buswell Jr.


offering a accomplished evaluation of 1 of Asia's most vital spiritual and social forces, the Encyclopedia of Buddhism describes the Buddhist international view, uncomplicated teachings and practices of Buddhism, in addition to its varied colleges and sects. as well as containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, paintings, structure, saints, demons, monastic orders, gala's, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the heritage of Buddhism, the various kinds it has taken in numerous elements of the area, and the way Buddhism has combined with different religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism and Christianity.

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