The Little Book of Buddhism (Paperback)

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This pocket-sized introduction provides an accessible and engaging overview of Buddhism, including its origins, worldview and key figures.

Who was the Buddha? What’s the difference between enlightenment and awakening? Do Buddhists believe in God? Discover all this and more with this beginner’s guide to one of the world’s oldest and most widely practiced philosophies.
This book is the perfect guide for anyone with an interest in the subject, wanting to brush up their knowledge, or looking to apply Buddhist practices to their daily life.
This beginner’s guide will help you understand:
  • Who Gautama Buddha was, and how Buddhism developed into the fourth-biggest religion in the world
  • The difference between the two major branches of Buddhism: Theravada and Mahayana
  • The most important Buddhists beliefs and practices, from the Four Noble Truths and the cycle of rebirth (Samsara) to mindfulness and meditation
The prevalence of Buddhism around the world today, and how its teachings can apply to modern-day life

About the Author

Georgina-Kate Adams is a freelance writer, social entrepreneur and student of Buddhism. She lives by the sea in Hampshire, UK with her family.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800077072
ISBN-10: 1800077076
Publisher: Summersdale
Publication Date: August 1st, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Little Book of