A Concise Encyclopedia of Buddhism (Concise Encyclopedias) (Paperback)

By John Powers

Oneworld Publications, 9781851682331, 290pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2000

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From the teachings of the early masters to the growth of the tradition in the West, this authoritative new reference tool contains over 900 entries supplying information on all the key doctrines, practices, and figures central to Buddhism.

About the Author

John Powers is Senior lecturer in the Faculty of Asian Studies at the Australian National University. He is the acclaimed author of nine books and over fifty articles, including Wisdom of Buddha ( Dharma Publishing). An expert in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, he has lived and studied extensively in South Asia with Tibetan Buddhist teachers.

Praise For A Concise Encyclopedia of Buddhism (Concise Encyclopedias)

"extremely useful resource for the study of Buddhism"
— Living Traditions

"well presented, easy to use and authoritative."
— Living Traditions

"is very useful for pinpointing specific kinds of information"
— H-Net