Buddhism: Core Ideas

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Weatherhill, 2002 - Religion - 125 pages
A companion volume to Master Hsing Yun's Lotus in the Stream, an accessible and popular introduction to Buddhist thought and practice, Buddhism: Core Ideas presents additional concepts central to a full understanding of the teachings of the Buddha, including cause and effect, Buddhist psychology, meditation and wisdom, the practices of repentance and sharing, and the six primary virtues that Buddhists seek to perfect. Master Hsing Yun's well-organized presentation, written in simple, direct language, makes these profound and important ideas easily accessible even to the uninitiated.

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Master Hsing Yun is a Chinese Buddhist monk and forty-eighth patriarch of the Linji School of Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism. He is founder of Fo Kuang Shan monastery in Taiwan and of the Buddha's Light International Association, which has nearly a million members worldwide.

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