New edition of this classic Buddhist handbook.
From the Back Cover
Recently hailed as the fastest growing religion in the West, Buddhism now has groups and centres all around the world.
The Buddhist Handbook is well known as the classic guide to this increasingly popular spiritual tradition, which so many people find so helpful in their everyday lives. Now fully revised and updated, it includes indispensable information on:
The essential heart of Buddhism
Basic teachings and practices
The different schools
The spread of Buddhism to the West
Who's Who amongst contemporary teachers, writers and practitioners
Accessible, informative, concise, this valuable book is intended to be read and re-read by both newcomer to the subject and practising Buddhist alike.