Visions of Mahayana Buddhism: Awakening the Universe to Wisdom and Compassion (Paperback)

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A very helpful introduction and overview of this complex, fascinating tradition.--David R. Loy, author of Money, Sex, War, Karma

Here is a rare overview of the second of the three great phases of Buddhism that blossomed across Asia, particularly in China, Korea, and Japan.

In this detailed exploration of the development and expression of the Mahayana as a whole, Nagapriya introduces its themes and huge spectrum of practices, literature, and movements. He also illustrates the transformative beauty and compassion predominant in this magnificent tradition.

Nagapriya lectures in Buddhist studies at Manchester University and specializes in Mahayana Buddhism. He has been practising Buddhism for over twenty years.

About the Author


Nagaapriya lectures in Buddhist studies at Manchester University in the UK and specializes in Mahayana Buddhism. A member of the Western Buddhist Order, Nagapriya has been practising Buddhism for over 15 years.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781899579976
ISBN-10: 1899579974
Publisher: Windhorse Publications (UK)
Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Pages: 264
Language: English