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By Stephen T. Asma Phd

Originally released by way of Writers and Readers in 1998, this is often an iconoclastic, illustrated romp during the lifetime of the Buddha either a reputable exploration of his lifestyles and teachings and an exciting creation to the philosophy of Buddhism.

Many Westerners learn about the meditation practices of Buddhism, yet few comprehend the Buddha's philosophical teachings. This e-book places the lessons (dharma) of their right context and unravels many of the extra dense knots of Buddha's pondering. And it does all this whereas interesting the reader with funny illustrations and pop-culture sensibility. This primer, developed like a picture novel, cuts throughout the New Age nonsense that's usually fallacious for Buddhism. Asma is perceptive and passionate. Buddha for Beginners is really a e-book that engages the mind, opens the guts, and expands the spirit.

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