Principles of Buddhism

by Kulananda

More and more people are turning toward Buddhism, disillusioned by the materialism of our times and attracted by the beauty and simplicity of this way of life. This introductory guide describes the growth of modern Buddhism and explains:

  • – who the Buddha was
  • – the ideas and beliefs at the heart of Buddhism
  • – how to meditate
  • – the main types of Buddhism in the world today

Kulananda has worked within the Triratna Buddhist Community since 1975. Ordained in 1977, he is now a leading member of the Triratna Buddhist OrderĀ and, as a teacher, writer, speaker and organizer, is devoted to creating contexts in which Westerners can practice Buddhism.

Paperback, 160 pages
April 1996
List Price: $11.00

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Believe nothing merely because you have been told it… Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings – that doctrine believe and cling to and take it as your guide.
The Buddha



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