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The Resource The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion : Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen, Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber [and others]

The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion : Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen, Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber [and others]

Label
The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion : Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen
Title
The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion
Title remainder
Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen
Statement of responsibility
Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
  • Presents the basic words, definitions, and doctrinal systems of four wisdom teachings of the East
  • "With more than four thousand entries and over one hundred illustrations, this encyclopedia offers a complete survey of the four major religious traditions of Asia. It is designed not only for students and scholars but also to help general readers find their way through the thicket of unfamiliar words and concepts that are often encountered today in various fields such as the health professions, psychotherapy, the sciences, and the media." -- back cover
  • "Among the subjects covered are: Important terms such as chakra , karma , koan , nirvana , tantra , Tao , and yin-yang ; The lives and teachings of mystics, philosophers, and masters of meditation; Basic texts and scriptures; Sects and schools of thought; Mythological figures and events. In addition, pronunciation tables, a comprehensive bibliography, and a Ch'an/Zen Lineage Chart are provided." -- back cover
Cataloging source
UOK
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Lexikon der östlichen Weisheitslehren
Dewey number
200.95/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1005
LC item number
.L4813 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fischer-Schreiber, Ingrid
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asia
  • Religions
  • Philosophy, Asian
  • Asia
Label
The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion : Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen, Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Lexikon der östlichen Weisheitslehren
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Buddhism & Taoism
  • Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber
  • Tibeten Buddhism
  • Franz-Karl Ehrhard
  • Hinduism
  • Kurt Friedrichs
  • Zen
  • Michael S. Diener
Control code
ocm30566776
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 468 pages
Isbn
9780877739807
Lccn
88015837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30566776
Label
The encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religion : Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen, Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber [and others]
Publication
Note
Translation of: Lexikon der östlichen Weisheitslehren
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Buddhism & Taoism
  • Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber
  • Tibeten Buddhism
  • Franz-Karl Ehrhard
  • Hinduism
  • Kurt Friedrichs
  • Zen
  • Michael S. Diener
Control code
ocm30566776
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 468 pages
Isbn
9780877739807
Lccn
88015837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30566776

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