Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language; Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand languageWritten by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal.
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How do I find a book? This is a fascinating book on a complex topic and has given much food for thought, whilst faire many of my unthinking preconceptions of this religion.
Nuns were never given full ordination, and it was held that only men could achieve liberation. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Can I borrow this item? Richard Shafranek rated it liked it Mar 06, Nellalou rated it it unmsking ok Jun 12, Faure, with this penetrating analysis, offers Westerners the opportunity to remove their rose coloured glasses and view Buddhism in a more objective manner.
Margot rated it liked it Jul 30, Buddhism and Local Cultures. The author also discusses the distinctions between Greater and Lesser Vehicle sects, between Buddhism in India, Tibet, China, Japan, and East Asia, and some of the contradictions in literature about Buddhism. Tamsin rated it really liked it Dec 27, Valentina rated it really liked it Dec 01, From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled.
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Buddhism in history Buddhism is both one and many at the same time The Buddha is only a man who achieved awakening Buddhism is an Indian religion Bbuddhism is the cult of nothingness Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion All Buddhists are seeking to achieve awakening Buddhism teaches the impermanence of all things The buddhim in karma leads to fatalism Buddhism denies the existence of a self more You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site.
Open Preview See a Problem? As nice as it is to believe that Buddhism is a non-religious religion and provides the tools to allow anyone to live a ‘spiritual’ life, this is not necessarily true, at least not for millions of practicing Buddhists, mainly in Asia, for whom it is a living religions with a pantheon of gods and demons.
Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure. This should not be your first book on Buddhism. Return to Book Page.
You must be logged in to Tag Records. Jerry rated it liked it Jun 13, A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip away existing preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video.
Can we talk of Buddhism as aunified religion or are there many Buddhisms? Is Buddhism a religion of bernatd and pacifism as many people think? Is Buddhism areligion of toleran An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unansweredquestions about one of the world’s largest and most popularreligions. Unmasking Buddhism Bernard Faure No preview available – Varn rated it really liked it.
Buddhism, Purity, and Gender ; and Double Exposure Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal introduction for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world’s largest and most popular religions. While there is nothing in this book that would surprise bernarc with a strong scholarly background in Buddhism or even a history bernarc the religious texts beyond popular introductions, it is very recommended for laypersons interested in the subject and whose prior exposure has been largely apologetic works.
I think everyone that thinks Buddhism is a “philosophy” should read this. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: