The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism

By Gary Gach

Alpha Books, Paperback, 9781592579112, 387pp.

Publication Date: June 2, 2009

Reach Your Zen Moment
The latest edition of "The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism" updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. It also includes additional information on Buddhism's effect on popular arts and sciences, the continuing relevance of the Dalai Lama, and an annotated bibliography.
With Buddhism as one of America's fastest growing religions, the audience continues to renew itself
Covers all four schools of Buddhism: Zen, Tibetan, Pure Land, and Insight Meditation, which are not in competitors' books
For thousands of years, Buddhism has been a source of inner peace and security for millions.

About the Author
Gary Gach has been a student of Buddhism for more than 40 years and is a consultant to the Buddhist Film Society as well as the Unified Buddhist Church. He is co-translator of Ko Un, Koreas greatest living Zen poet, and has worked as the arts and religion editor for "AsianWeek" and as a contributing editor to the "San Francisco Review of Books," He is the editor of "What Book!? Buddha Poems from Beat to HipHop,"