Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language; Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand languageWritten by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is an ideal.

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A short but comprehensive look at the way Buddhism is perceived in the West and how it has actually operated for the past years. Misogyny has been prevalent in Buddhism, though is under challenge today.

Open Preview See a Problem? Again the writer says, denial of the self-undermines the concept of karma. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Can I borrow this item? Berard, Purity, and Gender ; and Double Exposure Bruce rated it really liked it Mar 29, After reading this book, I gotta ask- what is Buddism?

This should not be your first book on Buddhism. National Library of Australia.

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Unmasking Buddhism

To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. To ask other readers questions about Unmasking Buddhismbudfhism sign up. Sep 13, Marsha Altman rated it really liked it Shelves: And isBuddhism a religion without god sunmaskiing is it more of a philosophythan a religion? A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip awayexisting preconceptions we may have about BuddhismConsiders questions such as: Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Engaging critical introduction to many elements of Buddhism that have been obscured by “Buddhist modernism.

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Aug 14, mn rated it liked it Shelves: The Rhetoric of Immediacy: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Description An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world’s largest and most popular religions.

I read it for my exam of East Asian Religions and found it very enlightning, because everything we westerner believe of buddhism is actual a well crafted construct, and Buddhism is a religion exactly as the others. As nice as it is to believe that Buddhism is a non-religious religion and provides the tools to allow anyone to live a ‘spiritual’ life, this is not necessarily true, at least not for millions of practicing Buddhists, mainly in Asia, for whom it is a living religions with a pantheon of gods and demons.

Renowned Buddhist scholar Bernard Faure answers these and other questions about the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language.

Unmasking Buddhism by Bernard Faure

Darcy rated it liked it Jun 20, Ida Casaburo rated it really liked it Mar 05, Hannes rated it really liked it Jan 28, In theory, Buddhism may affirm we are all equal, but this is not always so in practice. See what’s been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years. Tomi rated it really liked it Aug 08, Ekaterina rated it really liked it Apr 04, Trivia About Unmasking Buddhism.

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Details Collect From YY Return to Book Page. Alyssa rated it liked bernarx Jan 03, Tamsin rated it really liked it Dec 27, It also examines the many Western myths around the religion and tries to determine the true picture.

It is an ideal introduction for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world’s largest and most popular religions. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January He is presently working on a book on Japanese Gods and Demons.

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Varn rated it really liked it. Faure breaks downs the misconceptions and writes clearly about some of unmxsking confusing aspects of Buddhism. You must be logged in to Tag Records. Traces the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism ineasy-to-understand language Written by renowned Buddhist scholar, Bernard Faure, it is anideal introduction for anyone who has unanswered questions aboutone of the world’s largest and most popular religions

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