A Concise History of Buddhism [Andrew Skilton (Sthiramati)] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An ideal introduction to the history of. An introduction to the history of Buddhism which explains the development of the religion’s basic concepts over years, and describes Buddhism’s diverse. An ideal introduction to the history of Buddhism. Andrew Skilton – a writer on and practitioner of Buddhism – explains the development of the basic concepts of.
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This is a good book for beginners to intermediate students of Buddhism. Open Preview See a Problem?
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You can keep a Buddhist dictionary nearby. I am having trouble getting through this book. Brad rated it liked it Jan 19, Return to Book Page.
Showing of 18 reviews. I found this short book to be quite useful in disentangling the various threads of contemporary Buddhism, even though the history stops short of the 20th century.
A Concise History of Buddhism
After reading about 2 dozen books from various traditions of Buddhism, this was just the book I needed to tie it all together. More history of Buddhism as an evolution of concepts explained in a good dense form, which makes it a nice introduction bookand not as calendar events, but it would be silton to see more historical records.
Emilylinn rated it liked it Oct 11, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. He succeeded admirably in putting the doctrinal historical development within its geo-political context.
Spool rated it liked it Oct 25, Adin rated it really liked it Sep 30, An Introduction to Buddhism, Second Edition: Want to Read saving…. Van Horn’s reader review, he uses a “quote” which is nowhere to be found in the book. Though the book may be concise, it is clear that it could have cpncise made even more so. If you get the Kindle version and use it on a device with Internet access, you can highlight a word and do a google search which usually leads somewhere.
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Van Horn’s characterization of this point is entirely incorrect, as is his assessment of the book on the whole. Not a good read if you are starting from scratch because half of the vocabulary is unfamiliar to a non-Buddhist.
What is made clear here is that, in the most common usage, these terms arise in the Mahayana tradition and a follower of the Hinayana would be more lik I found this short book to be quite useful in disentangling the various threads of contemporary Buddhism, even though the history stops short of the 20th century.
While it contains a LOT of information it is very well organized. Andrew Skilton recognized the difficulty and set out to write a very readable concise history. It is good to have in library. Write a customer review. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If you are a seller for this product, skilgon you budduism to suggest updates through seller support? Customers who bought this item also bought.
One wishes he would have asked himself why Skilton, a longtime Theravadin practitioner himself, would want to write a piece of “Mahayanist propaganda.