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Buddhism for Dummies
Author Bodian, Stephan ; Landaw, Jonathan
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc; Hungry Minds, Inc.(publisher); Dummies Trade Press (imprint)
Content type書籍=Book
NoteSeries Title:For Dummies Ser.
Keyword達賴喇嘛=Dalai Lama; 禪修=Meditation; 藏傳佛教=西藏佛教=Tibetan Buddhism
Table of contentsIntrocuction 1
Part I: Introducing Buddhism 7
Chapter 1: What Is Buddhism? 9
Chapter 2: Understanding Your Mind: The Creator of All Experience 21
Part II: Buddhism Past and Present 37
Chapter 3: Surveying the Life and Teachings of the Historical Buddha 39
Chapter 4: Charting the Development of Buddhism in India 71
Chapter 5: Following Buddhism to the Present Day 91
Part III: Buddhism in Practice 121
Chapter 6: Turning to Buddhism 123
Chapter 7: Meditation: The Central Practice of Buddhism 141
Chapter 8: A Day in the Life of a Buddhist 159
Chapter 9: Walking in Buddha's Footsteps 177
Part IV: Traveling the Buddhist Path 191
Chapter 10: What Is Enlightement Anyway 193
Chapter 11: A Matter of Life and Death 209
Chapter 12: Getting Your Karmic Act Together 223
Chapter 13: Breaking Free of the Cycle of Dissatisfaction 241
Chapter 14: Fulfilling Your Highest Potential 261
Chapter 15: Four Modern Buddhist Masters 283
Part V: The Part of Tens 299
Chapter 16: Ten Common Misconceptions about Buddhism 301
Chapter 17: Ten Ways Buddhism Can Help You Deal with Life's Problems 311
Part VI: Appendixes 323
Appendix A: Brushing Up Your Sanskrit: A Glossary of Useful Buddhist Terms 325
Appendix B: Additional Buddhist Resources to Check Out 331
Created date2003.12.31
Modified date2014.06.03

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