buddhismo by Donald S López
Introducción a su historia y sus enseñanzas (Spanish Edition)

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Rather than offering a superficial overview to the philosophies of Buddhism, this reference focuses on the history and theology that underpin its major tenets. Moving across millennia as well as nations, the study investigates key principles and traditions—including the monastic life, Tantra, and pilgrimage—and describes their origins and modern manifestations. Various anecdotes are provided throughout the text in order to illustrate important doctrines.

 

Más que ofrecer un resumen superficial de la filosofía del budismo, esta referencia se centra en la historia y la teología que contienen sus principios más importantes. Abarcando milenios y naciones, el estudio investiga los principios y tradiciones claves—incluyendo la vida monástica, el Tantra y el peregrinaje—y describe sus orígenes y su repercusión en la vida actual. A lo largo del texto se explican varias anécdotas para demostrar la importancia de las doctrinas.

 

About Donald S López

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Donald S. Lopez is the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor and Department Chair at the University of Michigan, where he teaches Buddhist and Tibetan studies, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed and The Madman's Middle Way: Reflections on Reality of the Tibetan Monk Gendun Chopel. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
 
Published December 1, 2010 by Editorial Kairos. 408 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, History. Non-fiction

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