Buddhist Inspirations: Essential Philosophy, Truth and Enlightenment

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Buddhism has given immeasurable riches to the West- a collection of profound and life-enhancing ideas, a host of beautiful works of art and a repertoire of spiritual practices that can change all our lives for the better. All these aspects are richly sampled in this superb distillation of Buddhist belief, practice and art. The book presents a fascinating kaleidoscope of all aspects of Buddhism, including Tantra, Zen and Pure Land beliefs of Japan. The emphasis throughout is on the wisdom and beauty of Buddhism and on its abundant relevance to those who seek an alternative to secular materialism.

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Buddhism originated in India more than 2,500 years ago, yet it speaks to the needs of our busy modern lives as if it were created yesterday. Featuring 70 color photos, this celebration of Buddhism presents a fascinating kaleidoscope of the religion's many aspects, including Tantra, Zen, and the Pure Land beliefs of Japan. Through glimpses of the Buddha's career and central aspects of his teaching, readers will discover rich spiritual nourishment in this ancient faith.  

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Tom Lowenstein has been a student of Buddhism for more than thirty years. He studied Pali and Sanskrit in Sri Lanka and at the University of Washington His other books include The Vision of the Buddha, Treasures of the Buddha and Haiku Inspirations.

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