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Unmasking Buddhism [electronic resource] /
Bernard Faure.
imprint
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.
description
vi, 159 p. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
9781405180641 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781405180658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Subjects
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imprint
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, c2009.
isbn
9781405180641 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781405180658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Buddhism in history -- Buddhism is both one and many at the same time -- The Buddha is only a man who achieved awakening -- Buddhism is an Indian religion -- Buddhism is the cult of nothingness -- Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion -- All Buddhists are seeking to achieve awakening -- Buddhism teaches the impermanence of all things -- The belief in karma leads to fatalism -- Buddhism denies the existence of a self -- Buddhism teaches reincarnation -- Buddhism and local cultures -- Buddhism is an atheistic religion -- Buddhism is above all a spirituality -- The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Buddhism -- To be Buddhist is to be Zen -- Buddhism and society -- Buddhism is a tolerant religion -- Buddhism teaches compassion -- Buddhism is a peaceful religion -- Buddhism affirms that we are all equal -- Buddhism is compatible with science -- Buddhism is a kind of therapy -- Buddhism advocates a strict vegetarianism -- Buddhism is a universalist teaching -- Buddhism is a religion detached from the world -- Conclusion: Buddhism or neo-Buddhism?
catalogue key
8092888
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-152) and index.

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