Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals) by Christmas Humphreys

By Christmas Humphreys

The Buddhist box of data is now so monstrous that few can grasp it all, and the learn and alertness of its rules has to be a question of selection. One may perhaps decide on the brilliant ethical philosophy of Theravada, the oldest tuition, or the Zen education of Japan; or designated subject matters resembling the doctrine of No-self, the Mahayana emphasis on compassion or the common legislations of Karma and Rebirth. however the extreme strength of mind wanted for real non secular event demands specialization of topic and method.

In this reissue, first released in 1974, Christmas Humphreys takes us on a private trip via Buddhism, delivering insights into the various various paths, doctrines and techniques to Buddhism. This choice of twenty essays levels from background to doctrine, and from the increase of Buddhism within the West via to the finer issues of its daily perform. it's a actually priceless piece of Western Buddhist literature and its reissue might be welcomed be students of Buddhism and laypeople alike.

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