A Concise History of Buddhism

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Windhorse, 1994 - Buddhism - 263 pages
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An introduction to the history of Buddhism which explains the development of the religion's basic concepts over 2500 years, and describes Buddhism's diverse manifestations in its homeland, India, and its spread across Asia, from Mongolia to Sri Lanka, and from Japan to the Middle East.

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I found this short book to be quite useful in disentangling the various threads of contemporary Buddhism, even though the history stops short of the 20th century. For example, I've always been ... Read full review

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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THE PRONUNCIATION OF SANSKRIT
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PREFACE
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