A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism

Book - 2003
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This new dictionary, written by Dr Damien Keown, covers both historical and contemporary issues in Buddhism, and includes all Buddhist schools and cultures. Over 2,000 broad-ranging entries cover beliefs, doctrines, major teachers and scholars, place names, and artefacts, in a clear andconcise style. The text is illustrated with line drawings of religious structures, iconographic forms and gestures, and ritual objects. Appendices include a chronology and a guide to canonical scriptures as well as a pronunciation guide for difficult names and terms.This dictionary should prove invaluable to anyone seeking information on Buddhism, from students of Theology and Social Sciences, to practising Buddhists.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780198605607
0198605609
Branch Call Number: REF 294.303 Keo
Characteristics: viii, 357 p. : ill., maps
Alternative Title: Oxford dictionary of Buddhism

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