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Encyclopedia of Buddhism

Title: Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Access Conditions: Only accessible in NLA Reading Rooms
Publisher: Gale Group
Format: Online
Description: This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, it explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity.
Features: IndexEntries | Full-text
Topics: Religion
Keywords: Shinto Confucianism Daoism Islam Christianity
Language(s): English

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