An End To Suffering: The Buddha In The World

Book Summary


'Weaving together a rich account of the origins of Buddhism with personal memories and reflections on the contemporary scene, Mishra has given us a unique insight into what the Buddha's teaching means today' John Gray, author of Straw Dogs Combines memoir, travel, history, religion, politics, cultural studies and philosophy The definitive work on the Buddha and a topical consideration of the implications of Siddhartha's teachings for the modern, post-9/11 world. HB garnered much critical acclaim: 'An End to Suffering takes us on an unusual journey -- both retracing Mishra's search for the roots of Buddhism in the hill stations of India and investigating the implications of the Buddha's teaching --and is a hugely satisfying attempt to explore the way in which broader truths about life impact on the individual' Kate Chisholm, Books of the Year, Evening Standard; 'Three books for the price of one' Literary Review

Book Details


Book Name An End To Suffering: The Buddha In The World
Author Pankaj Mishra
Publisher Picador Uk (2005)
ISBN 9780330392792
Pages 448
Language English
Price 206
 
 

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