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A living Buddhism for the West

by Anagarika Govinda

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Published by Shambhala in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Buddhismus für das Abendland.

    StatementLama Anagarika Govinda ; translated by Maurice Walshe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4150 .G6813 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217865M
    ISBN 100877735093
    LC Control Number89043318

    Kyoto, was born in He is probably now the greatest living authority on Buddhist philosophy, and is certainly the greatest authority on Zen Buddhism. His major works in English on the subject of Buddhism number a dozen or more, and of his works in Japanese as yet unknown to the West there are at least eighteen. He is, moreover, as a.   The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying is a contemporary spiritual masterpiece and source of sacred inspiration that interprets Tibetan Buddhism for the West.

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    About Stephen Batchelor. Stephen Batchelor is a former monk in the Tibetan and Zen traditions and the author of books including Alone with Others, The Faith to Doubt, The Awakening of the West, Buddhism Without Beliefs, and Living with the Devil. Buddhism - Buddhism - Buddhism in the West: During the long course of Buddhist history, Buddhist influences have from time to time reached the Western world. Although the evidence is weak, some scholars have suggested that Buddhist monks and teachings had reached as far as Egypt by about the beginning of the Common Era. There are occasional references to what seem to be Buddhist .


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