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Complete idiot"s guide to understanding Buddhism

Gary Gach

Complete idiot"s guide to understanding Buddhism

by Gary Gach

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Published by Alpha in Indianapolis, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesComplete idiot"s guide, Understanding Buddhism
    StatementGary Gach.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4022 .G33 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p. ;
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23140655M
    ISBN 101592572774
    LC Control Number2004108626

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    Book Overview Reach Your Zen Moment The latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. Reach Your Zen Moment! The latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/spirituality category, providing extensive information on both understanding the teachings and schools of Buddhism and incorporating the tenets of Buddhism into everyday life. It also includes additional information on Buddhism's effect on.

    The Complete Idiot's Guides is a product line of how-to and other reference books published by Dorling Kindersley (DK) that each seek to provide a basic understanding of a complex and popular topic. The term "idiot" is used as hyperbole in claiming ensured comprehension. The approach relies on explaining a topic via very basic terminology. Definitions of words, profiles of people, and a.   Gary Gach: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Buddhism permalink #72 of Scott Underwood (esau) Fri 1 Feb 02 > And it's not like I'm a complete newcomer to Buddhism -- I've > read plenty, from Alan Watts to Jack Kornfield That's it, I'm starting my own school of armchair Buddhist practice called La-Z-vada.


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Gary Gregory Gach (born Novem ) is an American author, translator, editor, teacher and poet living on Russian Hill, San work has been translated into several languages, and has appeared in several anthologies and numerous periodicals.

He serves on the International Advisory Panel of the Buddhist Channel, a Malaysian Buddhist news website.With great integrity and critical insight, Gary Gach immeasurably enhances authentic interfaith understanding and fellowship.

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Buddhism is an exquisitely organized and comprehensive introduction to Buddhism that honors the intellect, illumines the spirit, and ennobles the human sojourn.In the Buddhist literally world, few would argue that Gary Gach is that artist or poet (by the way, he is one himself.

He does koan). His latest book, "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism 3rd Edition" is his canvas and poetry on the Buddhist religion and philosophy.