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Karma and the Rise of Buddhism in the West By Philip Richman
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In this book I address the need for a critical treatment of karma for practitioners of Buddhism in the West. I discuss the basic meaning of karma and its relevance to western Buddhism. Emphasis is... More > on the impact of the scientific world-view, interest in meditation and attitudes towards reincarnation. A generalized approach provides analysis and constructive terminology for thinking about karma and reincarnation. Terms such as karmic awareness and karmic significance point to an epistemology of karma. "Karmic analysis" extends the meaning of karma to art, history and literature. Karma is shown to be implicit in all cultures. Topics include the significance of death, the nature of action, sin, salvation and blame. Karmic cause and effect is contrasted with scientific causality. A distinction is drawn between the contemplative life and thinking about karma mainly in terms of a set of propositions to be proven as true or false.< Less
Social Aspects of Early Buddhism By Devanandathero Rev Bokanoruwe
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Written and researched by a Buddhist Monk, this book explains the Buddhist point of view, starting at the beginning with the formation of the universe and the progression and development of morality... More > in society, up until the time of the Buddha, including economic, political and relationships between people. It is written in academic form, based on research from original Pali and Sanskrit texts. Excerpt from the book: Today, there are over 550 million Buddhists worldwide. As the spread of Buddhism continues, people are keenly interested in learning its various aspects. To assist such readers, I present my research under the title “Social Aspects of Early Buddhism.” I, too, was deeply interested in investigating the many aspects of Buddhism during my primary and secondary studies. I chose the above-mentioned topic because I thought the research done in this field was scarce.< Less
Social Aspects of Early Buddhism By Devanandathero Rev Bokanoruwe
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Written and researched by a Buddhist Monk, this book explains the Buddhist point of view, starting at the beginning with the formation of the universe and the progression and development of morality... More > in society, up until the time of the Buddha, including economic, political and relationships between people. It is written in academic form, based on research from original Pali and Sanskrit texts. Excerpt from the book: Today, there are over 550 million Buddhists worldwide. As the spread of Buddhism continues, people are keenly interested in learning its various aspects. To assist such readers, I present my research under the title “Social Aspects of Early Buddhism.” I, too, was deeply interested in investigating the many aspects of Buddhism during my primary and secondary studies. I chose the above-mentioned topic because I thought the research done in this field was scarce.< Less
The Foundations of Buddhism Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Foundations of Buddhism Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Foundations of Buddhism by Rupert Gethin. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries &... More > Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Foundations of Buddhism.< Less
Big Book of Buddhism By Sylvain Chamberlain-Nyudo
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Second Edition - completely revised. 8.5 x 11 - 272 pages - A Comprehensive compendium of scholarly texts on the Buddha's true teachings, free of regional and cultural embelishments. Fundamentals,... More > Practice, Conventions (i.e. set up a proper altar, proper posture, etc...)< Less
Big Book of Buddhism By Sylvain Chamberlain-Nyudo
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Third Edition - revised references and some content. A Comprehensive compendium of scholarly texts on the Buddha's true teachings, free of regional and cultural embelishments. Fundamentals, Practice,... More > Conventions (i.e. set up a proper altar, proper posture, etc...)< Less
BASIC BUDDHISM FOR A WORLD IN TROUBLE By Brian Taylor
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POCKET BOOK. War in the Far East and the Middle East. Suicide bombers. Riots on the streets. Gaols and Psychiatric hospitals full. Soaring crime. Racial hatred. Violence in the schools and in the... More > home. Economic meltdown. A world in trouble? Yes. Here is the answer. Simple, straightforward. Open to any man whatever his background. Easy to understand. (72 pages)< Less
Basic Buddhism for a World In Trouble By Brian Taylor
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War in the Far East and the Middle East. Suicide bombers. Riots on the streets. Gaols and Psychiatric hospitals full. Soaring crime. Racial hatred. Violence in the schools and in the home. Economic... More > meltdown. A world in trouble Yes. Here is the answer. Simple, straightforward. Open to any man whatever his background. Easy to understand. (72 pages)< Less
Buddhism - A Vintage Photo Album By FishesEye Publishing
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A fascinating collection of digitized old photos and beautiful antique postcards from yesteryear, many handcolored, on the theme of the Buddhist way of life. Statues of the Buddha, temples, wats,... More > pagodas and shrines, monks, llamas, priests and nuns from across the Buddhist world: Thailand, Japan, India, Burma, Ceylon, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, Tibet, Nepal and Singapore including many of the most famous and venerated shrines and monuments of the faith: Wat Phra Keo in Bangkok, the Shwe Dagon Pagoda in Rangoon, and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth in Candy. A great value bargain at only $1.99 (less than £1!). Also includes free sample pages and tasters from our other Asian history, art and literary tours, photo ebooks and slideshows. Of interest to tourists and travelers, postcard collectors, fans of history, esoterica, Oriental and Buddhist traditions. This luxury PDF ebook edition comes with "parchment effect" paper background to give it the authentic look of an antique photo album!< Less
God Enlightened Buddhism By James Safo
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Is summary of Buddhism and over 100 questions and answers about this faith. Buddha said it is easier to obtain enlightenment in Buddhism than to go to heaven.Buddhists appear to have doubts about... More > God, even Buddha eventually accepted the existence of superpowers and am pleased to say that there are some Buddhists who believe in God. Despite the fact that some Buddhist may not use words associate to God such as "worship", My research conclude that they abide by all the ten commandments God gave to Prophet Moses for all human. Buddhist appear kind- hearted, honest, open minded and accept all religious faiths. the four-noble truth, eightfold path steps and meditation when is practice well, will lead individual to enlightenment which is the aim of all Buddhist. Buddha received his enlightenment when he was sitting under a tree meditating< Less

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