Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language; Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand languageWritten by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal.
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Return to Book Page. Sep 13, Marsha Altman rated it really liked it Shelves: Eugene Weiser rated it really liked it Jan 26, Paperbackpages. A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about BuddhismConsiders questions such as: Jun 02, Elinor rated it it was amazing.
Many people don’t realize that Siddharta Gautama, the Buddha, was not a historical person.
Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure
Can we talk of Buddhism as aunified religion or are there many Buddhisms? The essentials of Zen Buddhism: Renowned Buddhist scholar Bernard Faure answers these and other questions about the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language.
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As unmaskjng as it is to believe that Buddhism is a non-religious religion and provides the tools to allow fare to live a ‘spiritual’ life, this is not necessarily true, at least not for millions of practicing Buddhists, mainly in Asia, for whom it is a living religions with a pantheon of gods and demons.
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The writer did take sides on this issue, only saying such a Buddha is a model or ideal to After reading this book, I gotta ask- what is Buddism? See what’s been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years. Aug 14, mn rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mac rated it really liked it Jan 10, Catalogue Persistent Identifier unmaskin Ekaterina rated it really liked it Apr 04, Mild understanding of the historical nature of Buddhism is required, or helps a lot.
We will contact you if necessary. Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library gernard. This is a fascinating book on a complex topic and has given much food for thought, whilst puncturing many of my unthinking preconceptions of this religion.
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