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Buddhism: Origins, Traditions and Contemporary Life

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Buddhism: Origins, Traditions and Contemporary Life

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Buddhism is one of the major world religions today, with approximately 500 million followers worldwide and nearly 300,000 in the UK. Following the Buddha’s Enlightenment in north India in the 5th century, Buddhism was adopted across Asia and is now widely practised in the West, where many people embrace a Buddhist lifestyle or select practices such as meditation.

Accompanying the largest ever display of the British Library’s Buddhist treasures, Buddhism introduces the history, philosophy, geographical spread and practices of Buddhism, exploring its relevance in the modern world.

Illustrated throughout with astonishingly beautiful scrolls, manuscripts and printed books, Buddhism presents the idea of the `Middle Path’ – promoting mindfulness, compassion, tolerance and non-violence – with a renewed relevance for a 21st-century reader.

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Dimensions 220 × 280 mm
Author

Jana Igunma

ISBN

9780712352345

Book Type

Hardback

Buddhism: Origins, Traditions and Contemporary Life

$75.00

ISBN: 9780712352390 Category:

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Buddhism is one of the major world religions today, with approximately 500 million followers worldwide and nearly 300,000 in the UK. Following the Buddha’s Enlightenment in north India in the 5th century, Buddhism was adopted across Asia and is now widely practised in the West, where many people embrace a Buddhist lifestyle or select practices such as meditation.

Accompanying the largest ever display of the British Library’s Buddhist treasures, Buddhism introduces the history, philosophy, geographical spread and practices of Buddhism, exploring its relevance in the modern world.

Illustrated throughout with astonishingly beautiful scrolls, manuscripts and printed books, Buddhism presents the idea of the `Middle Path’ – promoting mindfulness, compassion, tolerance and non-violence – with a renewed relevance for a 21st-century reader.

Additional information

Dimensions 220 × 280 mm
Author

Jana Igunma

ISBN

9780712352390

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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