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Historical dictionary of Buddhism

Carl Olson

Historical dictionary of Buddhism

by Carl Olson

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- History -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl Olson.
    GenreDictionaries
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements -- no. 98
    ContributionsPrebish, Charles S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ130 .P74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23165609M
    ISBN 109780810857711, 9780810863170
    LC Control Number2009007383

    From the Jacket. In his effort to find an explanation for the unknown, the mysterious around him, the ancient man saw in "numbers", among other things, a high significance. And fr. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. Author. Buswell Jr., Robert E. & Lopez Jr., Donald S. Publisher. Princeton University Press. Publication Date. The Ancient History Encyclopedia logo is .

    How Buddhism Came to China: A History of the First Thousand Years. Origins and Developments. An Introduction to the Fourth Buddhist Precept: Truthfulness. Origins and Developments. Sadayatana In Buddhism: The Six Sense Organs and Their Objects. Origins and Developments. BUDDHISM A Brief Overview of the History of Buddhism Buddhism was believed to have started in India by Siddhartha Gautama. Siddhartha was born around the fifth century BCE to a tribal chief of a clan in southern Nepal. According to Buddhist literature, it was prophesied that he would become a king if he stayed at home or a.

    A Buddhist interpretation of Western history that shows civilization shaped by the self's desire for sm teaches that to become happy, greed, ill-will, and delusion must be transformed into their positive counterparts: generosity, compassion, and wisdom. Buddhism in Sri Lanka, A Short History views This book deals with Buddhism in Sri Lanka from the time of its introduction in B.C. in the reign of King Devanampiya Tissa, up to Buddhism in Sri Lanka in the first half of the twentieth century, and the Buddha Jayanti and after.


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This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over cross-referenced dictionary by: 4. From the Jacket With a history spanning more’ than two and a half millennia and over million adherents worldwide, Buddhism is one of humankind’s most interesting and populous religions.

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This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over cross-referenced dictionary entries. The Historical Dictionary of Chan Buddhism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on important personalities, schools, texts, vocabularies, doctrines, rituals, temples, events, and other practices.

The Historical Dictionary of Chan Buddhism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on important personalities, schools, texts, vocabularies, doctrines, rituals, temples, events, and otherpractices.

The Historical Dictionary of Chan Buddhism contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography.

The dictionary section has over cross-referenced entries on important personalities, schools, texts, vocabularies, doctrines, rituals, Author: Youru Wang. The Historical Dictionary of Hinduism relates the history of Hinduism through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, an extensive bibliography, and over 1, cross referenced dictionary entries on Hindu terminology, names of major historical figures and movements, gods and goddesses, prominent temples, terms for items used in Hindu.

This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist : Damien Keown.

With over 2, wide-ranging entries, this dictionary is the most up-to-date and comprehensive of its kind. Written by a leading expert in the field and incorporating research by regional specialists, this new dictionary covers both historical and contemporary issues in Buddhism and includes all Buddhist schools and cultures.

Elegantly illustrated with line drawings of religious structures. Historical Dictionary of Buddhism by Charles S.

Prebish. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement. Historical Dictionary of Buddhism (Bibliotheca Indo-Buddhica) Hardcover – January 1, by Charles S.

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Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India.

With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of. Provides a comprehensive framework for understanding Buddhism as a historically compelling religion.

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This wide-ranging dictionary contains a wealth of information on all aspects of history, from prehistory right up to the present day. It includes biographies of key figures in world history, historical summaries for each country, and entries on religious and political movements, international organizations, and key battles and places.

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