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Encyclopedia of Buddhism [electronic resource] / Robert E. Buswell, Jr., editor in chief
Bib ID 3105476
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Access
Description Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thomson Gale, 2004 
ISBN 0028659104 (ebook)
Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web. Available at: http://galenet.galegroup.com/ 

Summary

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, this 2-vol. set 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.

Notes

Title from title page screen (viewed on June 30, 2004).

Text and graphics.

Also issued in print.

Subjects Buddhism -- Encyclopedias.
Other authors/contributors Buswell, Robert E
Also Titled

Gale virtual reference library.

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