by Anita Ganeri


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This book tells the story of Buddhism, describing: the life of Buddha, the spread of Buddhism through India and Southeast Asia, the different traditions of Buddhism, the development of Buddhism in the West, Buddhism today. The book also includes short biographies of important figures, statistics, a calendar of festivals, and a time line.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872263895
Publisher: School Specialty Publishing
Publication date: 02/23/2001
Series: What Do We Know About... Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 9 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

The Life of the Buddha     4
Early Buddhism in India     12
Buddhism in Ceylon and Southeast Asia     18
Buddhism in China, Korea, and Japan     24
Buddhism in Tibet     30
Buddhism in the Modern World     36
Great Lives     42
Facts and Figures     44
Time Line and Glossary     46
Further Information     47
Index     48

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