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Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam: In Relation to the Development of Buddhism in Asia

Length: 333 pages2 hours


Buddhism & Zen in Vietnam provides, for Western readers, a much needed introduction to this important religionits history, practices, concepts, and role in the lives of the people, the nation, and Vietnamese culture.

Recently, Vietnam has aroused the attention of the Western world and made the task of understanding Vietnamese Buddhism more imperative. This Buddhist book gives a comprehensive account of Buddhism in Vietnam and the various Zen Buddhist schools in Vietnam and their relation to Buddhism in other Asian countries. Students of Vietnamese culture and Zen Buddhism will find this penetrating and enlightening study of incalculable value.

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