The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Buddhism (Paperback)
Alpha, 9780028644592, 208pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2002
Don’t wait until your next life to experience Zen! The Pocket Idiot’s Guide™ to Buddhism reveals the essence of Buddhist thought from its inception in the Far East to its growing devotees in the West. In this Pocket Idiot’s Guide™, you get:
--The life of Siddhartha—better known as the Buddha—the founder of Buddhism.
--The basic Buddhist belief system, including the Three Marks of Existence, the Four Noble Truths, and the Eightfold Path.
--Fully explained concepts such as Zen, karma, dharma, and sutras.
--The history of the various Buddhist sects and their important influence.