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Theravada Buddhism : Continuity, Diversity, and Identity
by Kate Crosby


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Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world's oldest religious traditions.

  • Explores Theravada Buddhism's origins, evolution, teachings, and practices
  • Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam
  • Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism
  • Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary and other study aids
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Overview

Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world's oldest religious traditions.

  • Explores Theravada Buddhism's origins, evolution, teachings, and practices
  • Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam
  • Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism
  • Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary and other study aids

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781405189064
  • ISBN-10: 1405189061
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds

Series: Wiley-Blackwell Guides to Buddhism

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