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    • Buddhism

    • By: Malcolm David Eckel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Malcolm David Eckel
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Accessible and informative

    • By Jennifer on 07-14-14

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Great World Religions: Buddhism

    • By: Malcolm David Eckel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Malcolm David Eckel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Good Introduction; but not a Course.

    • By Lotus54 on 07-15-13

    Regular price: $14.95