July 24, 2019 posted by

A Concise History of Buddhism [Andrew Skilton (Sthiramati)] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An ideal introduction to the history of. An introduction to the history of Buddhism which explains the development of the religion’s basic concepts over years, and describes Buddhism’s diverse. An ideal introduction to the history of Buddhism. Andrew Skilton – a writer on and practitioner of Buddhism – explains the development of the basic concepts of.

Author: Arakus Dabar
Country: Mauritius
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 9 April 2010
Pages: 201
PDF File Size: 19.6 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.93 Mb
ISBN: 112-4-41667-294-2
Downloads: 40774
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arabar

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There is a lot of terminology in Sanskrit, Pali, etc. The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: Finally, though the interested reader can certainly distil the overall progression of Buddhism from this book, it is clear that a reduction in the discussion of hair-splitting theological terms in favor of discussions of the impact of the evolving societal aspect would have made this book a lot better and much more inviting. See all 18 reviews. No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

A Concise History of Buddhism (Paperback)

If you get the Kindle version and use it on a device with Internet access, you hisrory highlight a word and do a google search which usually leads somewhere. Read this if you want to know about the history of Buddhism and want something accurate and substantial without being too academic.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

A Concise History of Buddhism: Andrew Skilton (Sthiramati): : Books

Greg Schmidt rated pf really liked it Apr 13, Feb 22, Volodymyr rated it really liked it Shelves: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. One person found this helpful. Showing of 18 reviews.

Van Horn’s reader review, he uses a “quote” which is nowhere to be found in the book. Haikuist rated it really liked it Sep 26, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It is good to have in library.

A Concise History of Buddhism

Brad rated it liked it Jan 19, Anthony Murawski rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Needless to say, t Let me start by saying that this book is definitely not intended for an audience cursorily buddhlsm in the history of Buddhism.

Oct 02, Tony Gualtieri rated it it was amazing. Spool rated it liked it Oct 25, Needless to say, this causes the reader unfamiliar with Sanskrit to be unable to keep track of the diverse schools, or terms which differentiate them.

A Contemporary Guide to Awakening. Ilse Thompson rated it it was amazing Jul 04, The newcomer seeking to understand the sometimes contradictory spiritual texts can find it daunting. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


Goodreads helps you biddhism track of books you want to guddhism. Open Preview See a Problem? Don’t have a Kindle? From the ancient Indian context to Buddhism in countries beyond, from the Mahayana sutras to Tantra, it presents an account of the religion’s development up through the 19 the century, its doctrines and its schools.

Ymfoo1 rated it really liked it Apr 03, An example of this exclusion might be the meditational practices called the brahma-viharas, which in its Abhidamma and commentarial literature are relegated to an ancillary function only, whereas its own canon records instances which substantially refute this role.

Jul 16, Ron Krumpos rated it liked it. Thorough, concise and well written. But the study also covers the context in which Buddhism developed, the external events that had an impact on the religion.