With a foreword by Prof. Lokesh Chandra; 160p., Col. Plts., 30 cm.
CONTENTS:- The Buddha; The Essence of Buddha's Dharma; Modern Resurgence; New Horizons; In the Footsteps of the Buddha; The Movement Forward.
A lavishly and beautifully illustrated photographic general guide to the religion, with over 200 images depicting varying aspects of Buddhism in South East Asia. Indian author Swati Chopra, with an foreword by Buddhist art expert professor Lokesh Chandra, introduces the life and teachings of the Buddha. This is a fascinating guide to one of the world's great faiths and the rich civilizations it has spawned. The images covered include stupas, monasteries, temples, rites and ceremonies, rock carvings, religious objects and symbols, Tibetan Lamas and monks in prayer - plus illuminating cameos on Padmasambhava, the mandalas, the Jatakas and an interview with the Dalai Lama.