The Foundations of Buddhism

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The Foundations of Buddhism
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Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN : 9780192892232
Pages : 333 pages
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In this introduction to the foundations of Buddhism, Rupert Gethin concentrates on the ideas and practices which constitute the common heritage of the different traditions of Buddhism (Thervada, Tibetan and Eastern) which exist in the world today.

The Foundations of Buddhism

In this introduction to the foundations of Buddhism, Rupert Gethin concentrates on the ideas and practices which constitute the common heritage of the different traditions of Buddhism (Thervada, Tibetan and Eastern) which exist in the world today.

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The Foundations of Buddhism

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