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Foundations

23 Jun

Here are some of the best books for a beginner – very good introductions to the basic ideas of Buddhist thought, taking the common subset between Theravada, Mahayana and other schools.

 

A good first book, by Richard Gethin.

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The Foundations of Buddhism_Gethin_1998

 

And here’s another classic by Dr Rahula Walpole

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What the Buddha Taught_Walpole

 

And here’s one by Paul Williams

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Buddhist Thought_Paul Williams

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