A dictionary of Buddhism / Damien Keown ; contributors, Stephen Hodge, Charles Jones, Paoli Tinti.

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  • Oxford dictionary of Buddhism
  • Oxford reference online.
  • Oxford Reference.
Published
  • Oxford, [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press [2003]
Physical description
1 online resource (viii, 357 pages : illustrations, maps)
ISBN
  • 0-19-172653-2
  • 0-19-157917-3
Notes
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Text and search engine.
  • Other format: Print version also available.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Oxford Reference Online
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • English
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Contents
  • Appendix I Map of India and the region where the Buddha taught and lived 347 -- Appendix II Map showing Theravada Buddhism in Asia 348 -- Appendix III Map showing Mahayana Buddhism in Asia 349 -- Appendix IV Pronunciation Guide 350 -- Appendix V Guide to Buddhist Scriptures 352.
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  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-19-860560-9
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  • English
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Summary

  • This dictionary covers both historical and contemporary issues in Buddhism. Over 2000 entries are written in a concise style, and the text is illustrated with line drawings. Appendices include a chronology and a guide to canonical scriptures as well as a pronunciation guide for difficult names and terms.
  • This dictionary covers both historical and contemporary issues in Buddhism, and includes all Buddhist schools and cultures. Over 2000 broad-ranging entries cover beliefs, doctrines, major teachers and scholars, place names, and artefacts, in a clear and concise style. The text is illustrated with line drawings of religious structures, iconographic forms and gestures, and ritual objects. Appendices include a chronology and a guide to canonical scriptures as well as a pronunciation guide for difficult names and terms.
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