A Short History of Buddhism (Mandala Books)

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Tracing all the key aspects of 2500 years of Buddhist history - Hinayana, Mahayana, Tantra and Zen - this book provides an introduction to the development of Buddhism from the time of the Buddha to the present day. The author also wrote "Thirty Years of Buddhist Studies".

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Views the development and traditions of Buddhism within the context of four historical epochs centering around the early era and the rise of the Hinayana, the rise of the Mahayana, the rise of Tantra and Zen, and the era of conservation that marked the religion from 1000 A.D. to 1978.

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