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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
Title : The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
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ISBN : 9780691157863
Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 1304

With more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. It is also the first to cover terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions: Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Unlike reference works that focus on a single Buddhist languageWith more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. It is also the first to cover terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions: Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Unlike reference works that focus on a single Buddhist language or school, The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism bridges the major Buddhist traditions to provide encyclopedic coverage of the most important terms, concepts, texts, authors, deities, schools, monasteries, and geographical sites from across the history


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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism Reviews

  • Sarah

    *I received an ARC of this book, any thoughts on this book are entirely my own.*Let it be known that I am not Buddhist, nor am I studying Buddhism. I merely thought that this book would be interesting, and it certainly is. It includes maps, timelines, brief histories, and pronunciation guides, which are extremely helpful. It is a rather large book, and certainly not a book that I find myself sitting down and reading cover to cover, but I do enjoy flipping through and reading whatever I come acro [...]

  • Steve Kemp

    Finally , in one volume you can have the absolute best Buddhism Dictionary in the English language. I keep mine close when I am studying ,as will any of us Western Buddhists . Many thanks to the Authors for the time and devotion put into this remarkable work.

  • RUSA CODES

    Winner of the 2015 Dartmouth Medal. For a complete list of award winners, please go to ala/rusa/awards/dartmouth