Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening

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A national bestseller and acclaimed guide to Buddhism for beginners and practitioners alike

In this simple but important volume, Stephen Batchelor reminds us that the Buddha was not a mystic who claimed privileged, esoteric knowledge of the universe, but a man who challenged us to understand the nature of anguish, let go of its origins, and bring into being a way of life that is available to us all. The concepts and practices of Buddhism, says Batchelor, are not something to believe in but something to do—and as he explains clearly and compellingly, it is a practice that we can engage in, regardless of our background or beliefs, as we live every day on the path to spiritual enlightenment.
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About the author

Stephen Batchelor is a former monk in the Tibetan and Zen traditions and the author of the national bestseller Buddhism Without Beliefs. He lectures and conducts meditation retreats worldwide, and is a contributing editor for Tricycle.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Mar 1, 1998
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Pages
144
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ISBN
9781101663073
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Buddhist
Religion / Buddhism / General
Religion / Spirituality
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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