The complete idiot's guide to understanding Buddhism / by Gary Gach.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Thorntown PL - Thorntown||294.5 GAC (Text)||30034000602766||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0028641701 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780028641706 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xxi, 409 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, 
- Copyright: ©2002
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Why is this man smiling? : The Buddha -- One taste, different flavors : the teachings adapt to different lands -- What might an American Buddha look like? -- Different travel agents, same destination? : interfaith -- The handshake : Buddhism's basic beliefs -- Taking steps : the eightfold path -- The art of living : cardinal precepts -- The fine print : touching deeper -- Taking the plunge : beginning and cultivating your practice -- Base camp : meditation basics -- Look within and know : insight meditation (Vipassana) -- See? Words cannot express : Zen -- Paths of devotion and transformation : Pure Land and Vajrayana Buddhism -- Alone, together : Buddhist relationships -- No work, no eat : work to eat or eat to work? -- Everybody's doing it : Buddhism and popular culture -- New ways of seeing and being : Buddhism and fine arts -- The world within and without : Buddhism and the sciences -- Happiness is not an individual matter : engaging the world -- Times and places to celebrate.
An introduction to the teachings, concepts, schools, and practices of Buddhism explains the creation of the Buddhist universe, life of the Buddha, and enlightenment as a path to freedom from suffering.
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