An easy-to-understand guide and reference work to Buddhist traditions, beliefs and practices, offering clear explanations to the beginner with humour and insight.
The "For Dummies" series of publications offers easy explanations in plain English with a dash of humour and fun. They include top ten lists, "tear-out cheat sheets", snappy and to the point "get in, get out" information, and icons and other navigational aids.
Explore the fascinating history of Buddhism - what's the significance of Buddha? How can the practice of Buddhism enrich your daily life? This guide explains the important themes and traditions, revealing how Buddha's teachings combine to create a path to enlightenment and spiritual awakening. Find out more about meditation practices, karma, daily observances, making pilgrimages etc - and especially how to fulfill your highest potential through Buddhism.