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What the Buddha Taught


What the Buddha Taught

Author(s) : Rahula, Walpola
Publishers Price : 11.99
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Availability : Currently in stock
ISBN : 0802130313
EAN : 9780802130310
Cover : Paperback
Pages : 176
Size : 208 x 132mm
Publisher : Grove
Published : 1997
Category : Beginner's Books
Category 2 : Books for Schools
Synopsis:
USA edition. An ideal beginner's introduction to Buddhism.

"A model of what a good book should be...authoritative and clear, logical and sober, this study is as comprehensive as it is masterly." I.B.Horner.

This book draws on the actual words spoken by the Buddha to give a lucid and accurate account of the fundamental principles of Buddhist doctrine. Richly supported by extracts from the ancient texts, Rahula gives clear and direct explanations of Buddhism's essential teachings, including: the Four Noble Truths, the Buddhist attitude of mind, the Noble Eightfold Path, meditation and mental development, and what the Buddha taught and the world today.

"By far the best introduction to Buddhism available" Professor R.F.Gombrich.
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