Introduction

Chester (John) Powers

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    Abstract

    The present volume contains new research by some of the leading scholars in the field, who describe the histories, practices, and distinctive doctrines of the various regions in which Buddhism has set down roots, analyze the innovations of some of its most influential figures, and why they are revered as paradigms, and discuss important topics that are intended to provide broad coverage of distinctive developments within Buddhist countries and schools, as well as issues with which adherents have wrestled during the more than 2,500 years since the time of its founder, Siddhartha Gautama, the Sakyamuni Buddha.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Buddhist World
    Editors John Powers
    Place of PublicationAbingdon and New York
    PublisherRoutledge
    Pages1-7
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9780415610445
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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