Introducing Buddha : A Graphic Guide

Description

Meditation, Karma, Zen, Tantric and Nirvana are some of the many Buddhist ideas Westerners hear of frequently, even if their meaning has been lost in translation. This vast and complex non-theistic religion is woven into the fabric of Asian civilisations. from India to the Himalayan regions, China, Vietnam, Korea, Japan and elsewhere. What is Buddhism really all about? Introducing Buddha describes the life and teachings of the Buddha, but it also shows that enlightenment is a matter of experiencing the truth individually, and by inspiration which is passed from teacher to student. Superbly illustrated by Borin Van Loon, the book illuminates this process through a rich legacy of stories, explains the practices of meditation, Taoism and Zen, and goes on to describe the role of Buddhism in modern Asia and its growing influence on Western thought.

Details

Author(s)
Jane Hope, Borin Van Loon
Format
Paperback | 176 pages
Dimensions
111 x 178 x 13mm | 163g
Publication date
15 May 2015
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Publication City/Country
Duxford, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
4th ed.
Illustrations note
Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
1848310110
ISBN13
9781848310117
Bestsellers rank
149,981

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