Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2013-02-28 | Author : Damien Keown | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199663835
ISBN 13 : 0199663831

Introduces Buddhism, looking at how the tradition began and how it evolved and explaining its central teachings and practices...

Tibetan Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2013-10-24 | Author : Matthew T. Kapstein | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199735129
ISBN 13 : 0199735123

What does Tibetan Buddhism teach? Just what is the position of the Dalai Lama, and how will his succession be assured? This Very Short Introduction offers a brief account respondin..

Buddhist Ethics A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2005-06-23 | Author : Damien Keown | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780192804570
ISBN 13 : 019280457X

The latter half of the twentieth century witnessed a growing interest in Buddhism, and it continues to capture the imagination of many in the West who see it as either an alternati..

Buddhism

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Damien Keown | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0192853295
ISBN 13 : 9780192853295

From its origins in India over two thousand years ago, Buddhism has spread throughout Asia and is now exerting an increasing influence on Western culture. In clear and straightforw..

Buddha A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2001-02-22 | Author : Michael Carrithers | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191606649
ISBN 13 : 0191606642

Michael Carrithers guides us through the complex and sometimes conflicting information that Buddhist texts give about the life and teaching of the Buddha. He discusses the social a..

A Dictionary Of Buddhism

Pub Date : 2004-08-26 | Author : Damien Keown | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191579172
ISBN 13 : 0191579173

This new dictionary, now available in paperback as part of the best-selling Oxford Paperback Reference series, covers both historical and contemporary issues in Buddhism, and inclu..

Indian Philosophy A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2001-02-22 | Author : Sue Hamilton | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191579424
ISBN 13 : 0191579424

India has a long, rich, and diverse tradition of philosophical thought, spanning some two and a half millennia and encompassing several major religious traditions. This Very Short ..