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The following is a LIST OF BOOKS RELATED TO BUDDHISM:

INTRODUCTIONS AND GENERAL TEXTS

* What the Buddha Taught . Walpola Rahula (1959) (revised 1974). Oneworld Publications : Oxford, ISBN 0-8021-3031-3 * The Buddha and His Dhamma . Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1957)(It was again Published in 1979 by the Education Department of the Government of Maharashtra as the eleventh volume of Ambedkar's collected writings and speeches, with a list of sources and an index)

* v * t * e

Buddhism
Buddhism
topics

* Glossary * Index * Outline

FOUNDATIONS

* Three Jewels
Three Jewels

* Buddha * Dharma
Dharma
* Sangha
Sangha

* Four Noble Truths
Four Noble Truths
* Noble Eightfold Path
Noble Eightfold Path
* Nirvana
Nirvana
* Middle Way
Middle Way

THE BUDDHA

* Tathāgata
Tathāgata
* Birthday * Four sights
Four sights
* Physical characteristics * Footprint * Relics * Iconography in Laos and Thailand * Films * Miracles

* Family

* Suddhodāna (father) * Māyā (mother) * Mahapajapati Gotamī (aunt, adoptive mother) * Yasodhara (wife) * Rāhula
Rāhula
(son) * Ānanda (cousin) * Devadatta
Devadatta
(cousin)

* Places where the Buddha stayed * Buddha in world religions

KEY CONCEPTS

* Avidyā (Ignorance) * Bardo * Bodhicitta
Bodhicitta
* Bodhisattva
Bodhisattva
* Buddha-nature
Buddha-nature
* Dhamma theory * Dharma
Dharma
* Enlightenment * Five hindrances * Indriya * Karma * Kleshas * Mind Stream * Parinirvana
Parinirvana
* Pratītyasamutpāda * Rebirth * Saṃsāra * Saṅkhāra * Skandha
Skandha
* Śūnyatā * Taṇhā (Craving) * Tathātā * Ten Fetters

* Three marks of existence
Three marks of existence

* Impermanence
Impermanence
* Dukkha * Anatta
Anatta

* Two truths doctrine
Two truths doctrine

COSMOLOGY

* Ten spiritual realms

* Six realms
Six realms

* Deva (Buddhism) * Human realm * Asura realm * Hungry Ghost realm * Animal realm * Hell

* Three planes of existence

PRACTICES

* Bhavana
Bhavana
* Bodhipakkhiyādhammā

* Brahmavihara

* Mettā * Karuṇā * Mudita
Mudita
* Upekkha

* Buddhābhiseka * Dāna * Devotion * Dhyāna * Faith * Five Strengths * Iddhipada

* Meditation

* Mantras * Kammaṭṭhāna
Kammaṭṭhāna
* Recollection * Smarana * Anapanasati * Samatha
Samatha
* Vipassanā ( Vipassana movement
Vipassana movement
) * Shikantaza * Zazen
Zazen
* Kōan * Mandala
Mandala
* Tonglen * Tantra
Tantra
* Tertön * Terma

* Merit

* Mindfulness

* Satipatthana

* Nekkhamma * Pāramitā * Paritta

* Puja

* Offerings * Prostration * Chanting

* Refuge

* Satya
Satya

* Sacca

* Seven Factors of Enlightenment

* Sati * Dhamma vicaya * Pīti * Passaddhi

* Śīla

* Five Precepts * Bodhisattva
Bodhisattva
vow * Prātimokṣa

* Threefold Training
Threefold Training

* Śīla * Samadhi * Prajñā

* Vīrya

* Four Right Exertions

NIRVANA

* Bodhi
Bodhi
* Bodhisattva
Bodhisattva
* Buddhahood
Buddhahood
* Pratyekabuddha

* Four stages of enlightenment
Four stages of enlightenment

* Sotāpanna * Sakadagami
Sakadagami
* Anāgāmi * Arhat
Arhat

MONASTICISM

* Bhikkhu * Bhikkhuni
Bhikkhuni
* Śrāmaṇera * Śrāmaṇerī * Anagarika * Ajahn * Sayadaw * Zen master * Rōshi * Lama * Rinpoche * Geshe * Tulku * Householder * Upāsaka and Upāsikā

* Śrāvaka

* The ten principal disciples

* Shaolin Monastery
Shaolin Monastery

MAJOR FIGURES

* Gautama Buddha
Gautama Buddha
* Kaundinya * Assaji * Sāriputta * Mahamoggallāna * Mulian * Ānanda * Mahākassapa * Anuruddha * Mahākaccana * Nanda * Subhuti
Subhuti
* Punna * Upali * Mahapajapati Gotamī * Khema
Khema
* Uppalavanna * Asita * Channa * Yasa * Buddhaghoṣa * Nagasena * Angulimala * Bodhidharma * Nagarjuna * Asanga * Vasubandhu * Atiśa * Padmasambhava * Nichiren * Songtsen Gampo * Emperor Wen of Sui * Dalai Lama * Panchen Lama * Karmapa * Shamarpa * Naropa
Naropa
* Xuanzang
Xuanzang
* Zhiyi

TEXTS

* Tripiṭaka * Madhyamakālaṃkāra * Mahayana
Mahayana
sutras * Pāli Canon * Chinese Buddhist canon
Chinese Buddhist canon
* Tibetan Buddhist canon
Tibetan Buddhist canon

BRANCHES

* Theravada
Theravada

* Mahayana
Mahayana

* Chan Buddhism
Buddhism

* Zen
Zen
* Seon * Thiền

* Pure Land * Tiantai
Tiantai
* Nichiren * Madhyamaka * Yogachara

* Navayana
Navayana

* Vajrayana

* Tibetan * Shingon * Dzogchen

* Early Buddhist schools * Pre-sectarian Buddhism
Buddhism
* Basic points unifying Theravāda and Mahāyāna

COUNTRIES

* Afghanistan * Bangladesh * Bhutan * Cambodia * China * India * Indonesia * Japan * Korea * Laos * Malaysia * Maldives * Mongolia * Myanmar * Nepal * Pakistan * Philippines

* Russia

* Kalmykia * Buryatia

* Singapore * Sri Lanka * Taiwan * Thailand * Tibet * Vietnam

* Middle East

* Iran

* Western countries

* Argentina * Australia * Brazil * France * United Kingdom * United States * Venezuela

HISTORY

* Timeline * Ashoka
Ashoka
* Buddhist councils

* History of Buddhism
Buddhism
in India

* Decline of Buddhism
Buddhism
in India

* Great Anti-Buddhist Persecution * Greco- Buddhism
Buddhism
* Buddhism
Buddhism
and the Roman world * Buddhism
Buddhism
in the West * Silk Road transmission of Buddhism
Buddhism
* Persecution of Buddhists * Banishment of Buddhist monks from Nepal * Buddhist crisis
Buddhist crisis
* Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism * Buddhist modernism
Buddhist modernism
* Vipassana movement
Vipassana movement
* 969 Movement * Women in Buddhism
Buddhism

PHILOSOPHY

* Abhidharma
Abhidharma
* Atomism * Buddhology * Creator * Economics * Eight Consciousnesses
Eight Consciousnesses
* Engaged Buddhism
Buddhism
* Eschatology * Ethics * Evolution * Humanism * Logic * Reality * Secular Buddhism
Buddhism
* Socialism * The unanswered questions

CULTURE

* Architecture

* Temple * Vihara
Vihara
* Wat
Wat
* Stupa * Pagoda
Pagoda
* Candi * Dzong architecture * Japanese Buddhist architecture * Korean Buddhist temples
Korean Buddhist temples
* Thai temple art and architecture * Tibetan Buddhist architecture

* Art

* Greco-Buddhist

* Bodhi
Bodhi
Tree * Budai * Buddharupa
Buddharupa
* Calendar * Cuisine * Funeral

* Holidays

* Vesak * Uposatha * Magha Puja * Asalha Puja * Vassa
Vassa

* Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Bodhi
* Kasaya * Mahabodhi Temple

* Mantra
Mantra

* Om mani padme hum
Om mani padme hum

* Mudra
Mudra
* Music

* Pilgrimage

* Lumbini
Lumbini
* Maya Devi Temple * Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya
* Sarnath
Sarnath
* Kushinagar
Kushinagar

* Poetry * Prayer beads * Prayer wheel

* Symbolism

* Dharmachakra
Dharmachakra
* Flag * Bhavacakra
Bhavacakra
* Swastika
Swastika
* Thangka

* Temple of the Tooth * Vegetarianism

MISCELLANEOUS

* Abhijñā * Amitābha
Amitābha

* Avalokiteśvara

* Guanyin
Guanyin

* Brahmā * Dhammapada * Dharma
Dharma
talk * Hinayana
Hinayana
* Kalpa * Koliya
Koliya
* Lineage * Maitreya * Māra * Ṛddhi
Ṛddhi

* Sacred languages

* Pali
Pali
* Sanskrit
Sanskrit

* Siddhi
Siddhi
* Sutra
Sutra