Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient religion
Buddhism, probably the most world’s most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is hastily spreading all through western civilization. What does it mean to be a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history at the back of this religion? Buddhism For Dummies explores these questions and more in this up to date guide to Buddhist culture. You can gain an understanding of the origins of this ancient practice and how they’re currently applied to on a regular basis life.
Whether you’re a searcher of truth, a student of religions, or just curious about what makes Buddhism the sort of widely practiced religion, this guide is for you. In plain English, it defines the important terms, explains the key concepts, and explores in-depth quite a lot of fascinating topics.
- New and expanded coverage on the entire schools of Buddhism, including Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana
- The continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama
- Updated coverage on daily observances, celebrations, styles, practices, meditation, and more
Continuing the Dummies tradition of making the world’s religions engaging and accessible to everyone, Buddhism For Dummies is your essential guide to this fascinating religion.