The Buddhist Catechism
by Henry Steel Olcott
Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House 1915
In the present edition a great many new questions and answers have been introduced, while the matter has been grouped within five categories: (1) The Life of the Buddha; (2) the Doctrine; (3) the Sangha, or monastic order; (4) a brief history of Buddhism, its Councils and propaganda; (5) some reconciliation of Buddhism with science.
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by Paul Carus - ManyBooks
This excellent anthology of the Buddhist Canon gives those new to Buddhism a very concise overview to the teachings of the Buddha. The book does a great job of presenting some of the most important aspects of the Dhamma in a logical order.
by Ajahn Panyavaddho - Feedbooks
Pannavaddho starts with the fundamentals of Buddhism and delves into the deep essence of the Dhamma. The fundamental nature of Buddhism is based on the human being, and what the human being is. The Buddha found there was one fundamental problem...
by Arthur Waley - Luzac & Co.
This book is based on the study of original texts and furnishes some information not hitherto accessible. It tells us a little about what Zen actually is, about its relation to ordinary Buddhism, and the nature of its influence upon the arts.
by Carmen Meinert, Hans-Bernd Zöllner (eds) - Transcript-Verlag
This volume provides academic essays that reflect this up to now rather neglected issue from the point of view of the three main Buddhist traditions. It provides multi-faceted and surprising insights into a rather unlikely relationship.