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The Emergence of Buddhism: Classical Tradition in Contemporary Perspective

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This brief survey text tells the story of Buddhism as it unfolds through the narrative of the Brahmanical cosmology from which Buddhism emerged, the stories and myths surrounding Buddha's birth, Buddha's path to enlightenment, and the eventual spread of his teachings throughout India and the world. Jacob N. Kinnards clear telling of the tale helps students understand such ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Fortress Press (first published 2006)
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