The Woman Who Raised the Buddha
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Wendy Garling
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Nautilus Book Award Winner The first full biography of Mahaprajapati Gautami, the woman who raised the Buddha--examining her life through stories and canonical records. Mahaprajapati was the only mother the Buddha ever knew. His birth mother, Maya, died shortly after childbirth, and her sister Mahaprajapati took the infant to her
The Buddha and His Teachings
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Narada
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

Description The Buddha was the first most active missionary in the world.He wandered from place to place for forty five years preaching His doctrine to the masses and the intellegentsia.Till His last moment,He served humaity both by example and by percept.His distinguished disciples followed suit.Penniless,they even travelled to distant lands
Buddhist Goddesses of India
Language: en
Pages: 612
Authors: Miranda Eberle Shaw
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

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Buddha and His Teachings, The
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Ven. Narada Thera
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-10 - Publisher: Pariyatti

This is one of the clearest and most detailed introductions to the fundamental teachings of Buddhism available in English. In simple and lucid language the author explains the doctrines and concepts which form the common bedrock of Buddhism as they have been preserved by the Theravada school. The first part
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Walter Henry Nelson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-14 - Publisher: Penguin

More than twenty-five hundred years ago, an Indian prince achieved enlightenment and became “the Awakened One.” However extraordinary Prince Siddhartha Gautama was, he was no divinity, but a self-perfected human being who brought a sweeping message to mankind. Walter Henry Nelson, a respected historical scholar and author, offers readers a