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Author Mishra, Pankaj
Title An end to suffering : the Buddha in the world / Pankaj Mishra
Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  BQ4012 M57 2004    AVAILABLE    30610020197927
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  294.3 M6876 2004    AVAILABLE  -  30500101527813
Edition 1st American ed
Descript 422 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-422)
A deeply original and provocative book about the Buddha's life and his influence throughout history, told in the form of the author's search to understand the Buddha's relevance in a world where class oppression and religious violence are rife, and where poverty and terrorism cast a long, constant shadow -- Book jacket
The invention of "Buddhism" -- The world of the Buddha -- The death of God -- The long way to the middle way -- A science of the mind -- Turning the wheel -- A little dust in the eyes -- Looking for the self -- The fire sermon -- A spiritual politics -- Empires and nations -- Western dharmas -- Overcoming nihilism -- The last journey -- Committed to becoming
Subject Buddhism -- Influence
Gautama Buddha -- Influence
Mishra, Pankaj
Bouddha -- Influence
Mishra, Pankaj
Bouddhisme -- Influence
Gautama Buddha. fast (OCoLC)fst00053986
Mishra, Pankaj. fast (OCoLC)fst01527582
Buddhism -- Influence. fast (OCoLC)fst00840053
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) fast (OCoLC)fst00972484
Mishra, Pankaj -- Travel -- India
Buddism. sao
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