The Great Courses

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  • The Great Courses
  • NOT A BOOK
  • 19 September 2017
  • 1565857836

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The Great Courses 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 Now you have the opportunity to have your questions answered, as this series of 24 lectures by an award winning teacher traces the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign.You ll learn the astonishing story of Siddhartha Gautama who was to become the Buddha, or enlightened one the Indian prince who abandoned wife, son, and a privileged life to seek the meaning of life and death, and whose awakening and subsequent teachings have since impacted the world as few others have.And you ll learn what happened after his death, as his followers began to share his teachings about the Four Noble Truths and the Path to Enlightenment You ll see how Buddhist beliefs underwent significant and even radical change, with different varieties of Buddhism having to take shape as those beliefs spread across India, Central Asia, China, Japan, and virtually every corner of the Western world, such as becoming respectful of one s duties to family and ancestors in China or becoming reconciled with local deities in Japan. Free Download The Great Courses [ Author ] NOT A BOOK [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Great Courses

  1. Travis Mueller says:

    Something random I picked up when I visited a different library for the first time, and since I was soon to finish my previous audiobook at the time It provided a nice overview of the history and development of Buddhism, and also did a pre...

  2. Summer says:

    This was nice to listen to It helped me keep an even keel at work Learning about the history of Buddhism was interesting It s so weird how old the world is It s so weird that religion and government have been so intertwined in other ...

  3. Abdulaziz Fagih says:

    The lecturer talk alot about things that fascinate him and why you should admire the Buddhism instead of giving actual information about the religion and frankly he spend a long time taking about the same things instead of explaining the new concept he introduce this series is barely ...

  4. Chad Kohalyk says:

    This was actually a pretty enlightening course I find 30,000 foot overviews like this really useful as I sometimes have trouble putting specific events into the general context The technique of examining how Buddhism changed as it spread across the world was really useful.

  5. Lauren says:

    I enjoy learning this way I walk and learn The problem with this particular lecture series is that is was too short It had some basic history, but not all It has some concepts, but not all It really did not address Buddhism in today s world I wanted .

  6. Sally says:

    I was well satisfied with this course you can t cover everything, but an interesting take on the subject.

  7. Dennis says:

    Great overview.

  8. Dina says:

    This is an excellent introductory course to Buddhism The concepts were at timesdifficult to understand and I plan to listen to other courses I highly recommend if interested in the topic.

  9. Xdw says:

    good thorough overview

  10. Jon Stout says:

    More lectures I listen to while I m driving This series was twenty four lectures and very thorough and engaging, covering the spread of Buddhism from India into Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, southeast Asia and Sri Lanka I was impressed by the influence of Buddhism, growing out of Hinduism and interacting with Confucianism, Taoism and Shintoism No corner of Asia is untouched, unless it be some corner of Siberia.In the detailed descriptions of Buddhist schools, I was interested to note a dozen or More lectures I listen to while I m driving This series was twenty four lectures and very thorough and engaging, covering the spread of Buddhism from India into Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, southeast Asia and Sri Lanka I was impressed by the influence of Buddhism, growing out of Hinduism and interacting with Confucianism, Taoism and Shintoism No corner of Asia is untouched, unless it be some c...