Fortress Press

A Brief Introduction to Buddhism

This brief introduction to Buddhism is designed to help readers understand this important religious tradition. With both nuance and balance, this text provides broad coverage of various forms of Buddhism with an arresting layout with rich colors. It offers both historical overviews and modern perspectives on Buddhist beliefs and practices. The user-friendly content is enhanced by charts of religious festivals, historic timelines, updated maps, and a useful glossary.

It is ideal for courses on Buddhism and Asian religions and will be a useful, concise reference for all readers eager to know more about this important religious tradition and its place in our contemporary world.

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781506450308
  • eBook ISBN 9781506450315
  • Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25
  • Pages 108
  • Publication Date June 28, 2018