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By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

This anthology, first released in 1995, illustrates the tremendous scope of Buddhist perform in Asia, prior and current. Re-released now in a slimmer yet nonetheless huge variation, Buddhism in Practice provides a range of thirty-five translated texts--each preceded through a considerable creation by way of its translator.

These strange assets presents the reader with a feeling of the impressive range of the practices of individuals who over the process 2,500 years were pointed out, through themselves or through others, as Buddhists. Demonstrating the various continuities one of the practices of Buddhist cultures broadly separated by means of either background and geography, Buddhism in Practice keeps to supply a terrific advent to Buddhism and a resource of latest insights for scholars.

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