Sacred Texts: Buddhist Wisdom


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Buddhism has spread over the ages by infiltrating other cultures and modifying their religions to its own purposes. Native gods and mythologies were reinterpreted in Buddhist terms. There has been inter-religious dialogue with Christianity but a more dynamic influence has been in the field of psychology. An increasing number of psychotherapists now practice Buddhist meditation and their therapies incorporate Buddhist-inspired techniques since traditional Buddhist teachings focus on how to relieve personal suffering; social ...

Sacred Texts: Buddhist Wisdom 2008, Watkins Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781906787035