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This paperback as one of the Very Short Introduction series should interest those keen on Buddhism or in search of more clear understanding on the complexities regarding its teachings and practices. Since its origin in India more than 2000 years ago, the religion has long evolved into two major schools, that is, The Mahayana in China, Korea, Japan, etc. and the Theravada in Sri Lanka, Myanmar.
Throughout this essay, the Buddha's teachings on belief and enlightenment, how the four Noble Truths and Buddhist practices relate to belief and enlightenment, and the positions of the two major branches of Buddhism - Theravada and Mahayana - will all be analysed to determine the role of belief in Buddhism, and hence prove or disprove the above comments on enlightenment and belief for Buddhists.
ISBN: 0404041299 9780404041298: OCLC Number: 149437: Notes: Reprint of the 1922 ed. Description: iv, 233 pages illustrations 19 cm: Contents: Introduction: the doctrinal evolution of Buddhism --Epistemology and logic --The nature of the absolute and its relation to the universe --The trikaya, the Buddhist doctrine of the trinity --The nature and powers of buddhahood --Psychology: elements of.
Buddhism in Ancient History of India Life of Gautama Buddha: The founder of Buddhism was Gautam Buddha, was born as Siddhartha.; Siddhartha was born in 566 BC at Lumbini (now falls in territory of Nepal) in the Sakya clan of Kshatriya.That is why Buddha is also known as Sakyamuni.; He died at 80 years of age in 486 BC at Kushinagar (near Gorakhpur in uttar Pradesh).
William Montgomery McGovern’s Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism was one of the first books on Mahayana Buddhism written for a Western audience. It predates influential English language overviews of Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki, A. Watts, and W. Rahula. The author was born in New York City in 1897 and spent his latter teenage years (1914-1917) training at the Nishi Hongwanji Mahayana Buddhist.