Dimensions of Asian Spirituality: Theravada Buddhism’s Elder Perspective

4.5 out of 5

This book provides a comprehensive exploration of Theravada Buddhism, both in its historical context and its contemporary practice in South and Southeast Asia. It covers the Triple Gem, the basic teachings of the Buddha, and important concepts such as dependent co-origination, the four noble truths, and karma. The author, who has firsthand experience of Theravada Buddhism, discusses the current state of the religion globally, including topics like diaspora Buddhism, women’s Buddhism, and engaged Buddhism. With accessible language and clear explanations, this book is an ideal introduction to Theravada Buddhism for both students and general readers. It is available in English, has a file size of 1053 KB, and consists of 218 pages.


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