- Author : Richard Gombrich
- Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
- Release Date : 2018-01-01
- Genre: Religion
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- ISBN 10 : 9788120841710
What the Buddha Thought Book Description :
In What the Buddha Thought, Richard Gombrich argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time. Intended to serve as an introduction to the Buddha's thought, and hence even to Buddhism itself, the book also has larger aims: it argues that we can know far more about the Buddha than it is fashionable among scholars to admit, and that his thought has a greater coherence than is usually recognised. It contains much new material. Interpreters both ancient and modern have taken little account of the historical context of the Buddha's teachings; but by relating the....