In its short format and accessible style, it presents the essential features of the Buddhist religion with a clear yet concise style that is suitable for both the general reader and student of Buddhism. This fully color edition contains 40 color illustrations, including a stunning array of outstanding examples of Buddhist art, architecture, statuary, and calligraphy.
Numerous maps, diagrams, and charts are included to illustrate important aspects of Buddhist beliefs and to summarize the different cultural forms and developmental phases of Buddhism. A select bibliography for further reading and a detailed index will also aid the reader.
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Stoddart, William. Other Authors Fitzgerald, Joseph A. Content Types cartographic image still image text Carrier Types volume Physical Description xii, pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm. Series The perennial philosophy series Subjects Buddhism. Buddhism and culture. Buddhism and art. Summary With over one billion followers around the world, Buddhism, with its many schools and cultural forms, is a vast and complex field of study.
This title offers both general and specialist readers an accessible and concise introduction to the essential features of Buddhism. Notes Includes bibliographical references pages and index.
An Illustrated Outline of Buddhism: The Essentials of Buddhist Spirituality ( Perennial Philosophy) [William Stoddart, Joseph A. Fitzgerald] on dynipalo.tk An Illustrated Outline of Buddhism: The Essentials of Buddhist Spirituality Soddart is considered one of the most important writers on Perennial Philosophy.
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