Introducing Buddha: A Graphic Guide

Author(s): JANE HOPE AND BORIN VAN L

Religions / Faith

"Introducing Buddha" describes the life and teachings of the Buddha, but it also shows that enlightenment is a matter of experiencing the truth individually and by inspiration which is passed from teacher to student. Superbly illustrated by Borin Van Loon, the book illuminates this process through a rich legacy of stories and explains the practices of meditation, Taoism and Zen. It goes on to describe the role of Buddhism in modern Asia and its growing influence on Western thought.

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"'An exemplary introduction... persuasive and intelligently critical.' Times Educational Supplement"

Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter and collagist who produces the comic strip 'The Severed Head' for The Chap magazine.

General Fields

  • : 9781848310117
  • : Icon Books Ltd
  • : Icon Books Ltd
  • : September 2008
  • : 178mm X 111mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : JANE HOPE AND BORIN VAN L
  • : BC
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 294.363
  • : 176
  • : b/w illustrations