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The Buddhist Way of Life
Its Philosophy and History

ISBN 9780415461474
Published July 31, 2008 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1951.

This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China and Japan is then discussed. Focussing on essential Buddhism in both its chief schools, the Lesser and Greater Vehicle, the influence of philosophy on sect and of both on the practical affairs of history are examined.



Table of Contents

Section 1: Early Sources

Section 2: The Tradition

Section 3: Interpretation

Section 4: Early Differences

Section 5: World Religion

Section 6:Concluding Thoughts

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