The Buddhist Way of Life: Its Philosophy and History

1st Edition

F Harold Smith

Routledge
Published February 12, 2008
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9780415461474 - CAT# RU52416
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

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Summary

Originally published in 1951.

This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China and Japan is then discussed. Focussing on essential Buddhism in both its chief schools, the Lesser and Greater Vehicle, the influence of philosophy on sect and of both on the practical affairs of history are examined.

 

 

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