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Buddha: The British Museum Delia Pemberton

Buddha: The British Museum

Delia Pemberton

Published November 28th 2003
ISBN : 9781588860309
Hardcover
96 pages
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 About the Book 

Beginning with a brief introduction to the basic philosophy of Buddhism and how to read the Buddha image, this beautiful book goes on the illuminate the Buddhas past, the fascinating events of his life, a summary of his teachings, the Cosmic Buddhas, paradise, the afterlife and the future. Reflecting the varied and vibrant visual world of Buddhism, each spread is illustrated with a stunning image from the British Museums extensive collections or a serene atmospheric photograph taken at one of many Buddhist sites around the world. This book makes a perfect guide to the treasures, wisdom and spirituality of the Buddha.