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    • Buddhism

    • Written by: Malcolm David Eckel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Malcolm David Eckel
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Buddhism has captivated many millions of people around the world, its vitality and adaptability enabling it to transform the civilizations of India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, and also become a lively component in the cultures of Europe, Australia, and the Americas. But have you ever wondered how a religion that doesn't even have a god could have accomplished this?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good academic review

    • By Jad on 2018-11-16

    Price: CDN$ 46.98

    • Great World Religions: Buddhism

    • Written by: Malcolm David Eckel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Malcolm David Eckel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Discover why Buddhism is such an astonishingly lively and adaptable religion with this series. In just 12 accessible lectures, you'll learn how Buddhism transformed the civilizations of India and much of Asia, and has now become a vital part of Western culture.Buddhism's core philosophy, as you'll learn, is that nothing is permanent-all is change. With this in mind, you'll plunge into an introductory look at this faith. You'll unpack the Buddhist idea that all of life is "suffering" and that there is no permanent self.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78