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Author Harvey, Peter (Brian Peter)

Title An introduction to Buddhism : teachings, history, and practices / Peter Harvey.

Publication Info. Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  294.3 HARVEY    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-343).
Note Includes indexes.
Contents The Buddha and his Indian context -- Early Buddhist teachings : rebirth and karma -- Early Buddhist teachings : the four holy truths -- Early developments in Buddhism -- Mahāyāna philosophy -- Mahāyāna holy beings -- The later history and spread of Buddhism -- Buddhist practice : devotion -- Buddhist practice : ethics -- Buddhist practice : the sangha -- Buddhist practice : meditation and the development of wisdom -- The modern history of Buddhism in Asia -- Buddhism beyond Asia.
Subject Buddhism.
Indexed Term Buddhism
ISBN 0521308151 hardcover : covers
9780521308151 hardcover : covers
0521313333 paperback
9780521313339 paperback
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