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Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen

by Michael (tr.) Kohn

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With over fifteen hundred entries and forty-six illustrations, The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen is the most complete compact reference work of its kind available in the English language. It is designed not only for students and meditators but also as a tool to help familiarize all readers with Buddhist terms and concepts - such as chakra, karma, koan, nirvana, and tantra - that are encountered with increasing regularity in the literature of a wide range of fields today. The lives and teachings of important philosophers and meditation masters, the variety of practices, the basic texts and scriptures, and the range of sects and schools of though are among the subjects covers. Pronunciation tables, a comprehensive bibliography, and a Ch'an/Zen lineage chart are also provided.

Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen

ISBN / Product Code: 9780877735205

Format: Paperback

Length: 296 pages

Size: 229 x 151mm

Availability: Awaiting stock

Price: $A 44.95


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