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Buddhism for Beginners

Buddhism for Beginners - coverBuddhism for Beginners
— by Thubten Chodron

This user's guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions - beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha's teachings?" - and provides simple answers in plain English.

Thubten Chodron's responses to the questions that always seem to arise among people approaching Buddhism make this an exceptionally complete and accessible introduction - as well as a manual for living a more peaceful, mindful, and satisfying Life.

Buddha - life storyBuddhism for Beginners  is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone.

It's also a wonderful resource for seasoned students, since the question-answer format makes it easy to find the right topic, such as:

  • What is the goal of the Buddhist path?
  • What is karma?
  • If all phenomena are empty, does that mean nothing exists?
  • How can we deal with fear?
  • How do I establish a regular meditation practice?
  • What are the qualities I should look for in a teacher?
  • What is Buddha-nature?
  • Why can't we remember our past lives?

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