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Amitâbha: A Story of Buddhist Theology By Paul Carus
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The story of Amitabha has a historical setting in the ascendancy of the kingdom of Gandhara, under King Kanishka, whose interest in Buddhism and whose connection with Acvaghosha, the great Buddhist... More > philosopher, are well known. The plot gives ample opportunity in discussion and incident to explain and illustrate some of the cardinal points of Buddhism, especially in regard to the way of salvation and the God-conception represented by Amitabha Buddha, the Source of Infinite Light and the Standard of Being, as distinct from the Brahman idea of a conscious personal deity.< Less
Buddha: The Gospel By Paul Carus
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This book gives an account of the life of the Buddha. "The aim of this book" said the author, "is to set forth as simply as possible the Gospel of Buddhism according to the Buddhist... More > Scriptures, and to consider the Buddist systems in relation to the Brahmanical systems in which they originate, and to those systems of Christian mysticism"< Less
Buddha, the Word: The Four Noble Truths and the Eithfold Patth By Paul Carus
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An outline of the teaching of Buddha. While it may well serve as a first introduction for the beginner, its cheif aim is to give the reader who is already more or less acquainted with the fundamental... More > ideas of Buddhism, a clear, consice, and authentic summary of its various doctrines. Paul Carus, Ph.D. (18 July 1852 - 11 February 1919) was a German-American author, editor, a student of comparative religion, and professor of philosophy.< Less
The Dharma: The Religion of Enlightenment By Paul Carus
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In the mountain hall we are taking our seats, In solitude calming the mind;Still are our souls and in silence preparedBy degrees the truth to find.-"Devotion"This beautiful meditation on... More > the dharma, or truth, of Buddhism is the perfect introduction to one of the world's most ancient faiths. Concise and sensibly organized, Carus-one of the foremost figures of American Buddhism of the early 20th century-gently explains, in this book, the faith's "noble truths" concerning suffering and its roots, the "ten evils" that bedevil us, and the concepts of Karma, Samskara, and Nirvana. A selection of Buddhist poetry, little gems of verse culled from a variety of ancient and contemporary sources, serves as meditations on the life lessons offered here. American philosopher and theologian PAUL CARUS also wrote The Religion of Science, The Gospel of Buddha, and The History of the Devil.< Less
The Awakening of Faith: Açvaghosha's Discourse on the Awakening of Faith in the Mahâyâna By Paul Carus & Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki
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This text is a short treatise, but its importance is out of all proportion to its length, since it provides a comprehensive summary of the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism. It discusses the question... More > of how man can transcend his finite state and participate in the life of the infinite while still remaining in the midst of the phenomenal order and concludes with a discussion of the particular practices and techniques that will aid the believer in the awakening and growth of his faith.< Less

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