Theravada Buddhism: Continuity, Diversity, and Identity

  • Publish Date: 2013-12-04
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Kate Crosby

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Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the worlds oldest religious traditions.

  • Explores Theravada Buddhisms origins, evolution, teachings, and practices
  • Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand, by exploring a wealth of material from countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Vietnam
  • Reveals its rich and varied traditions, and corrects common misunderstandings about links to other practices, such as early Buddhism or Hinayana Buddhism
  • Incorporates student-friendly features including a glossary and other study aids

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