The Sacred East: An Illustrated to Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto

Increasingly, seekers in the West are embracing the traditions of the East as a way to find meaning amid life s contrasts and confusions The Sacred East is a uniquely accessible guide to the Hindu traditions of India, the richly varied Buddhist faith, the Confucian and Taoist beliefs of China, and the Shinto religion of Japan.Clearly written, with striking full color imagIncreasingly, seekers in the West are embracing the traditions of the East as a way to find meaning amid life s contrasts and confusions The Sacred East is a uniquely accessible guide to the Hindu traditions of India, the richly varied Buddhist faith, the Confucian and Taoist beliefs of China, and the Shinto religion of Japan.Clearly written, with striking full color images on every page, The Sacred East traces these enduring beliefs from their earliest origins to their present forms Each chapter focuses on a single tradition, examines its central ideas, and places it in the social and historical context from which the religion emerged Through words and pictures that vividly capture the variety and intensity of the Asian world, The Sacred East offers a vibrant collage of the spiritual traditions of the Orient.
The Sacred East An Illustrated to Buddhism Hinduism Confucianism Taoism and Shinto Increasingly seekers in the West are embracing the traditions of the East as a way to find meaning amid life s contrasts and confusions The Sacred East is a uniquely accessible guide to the Hindu tra

  • Title: The Sacred East: An Illustrated to Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto
  • Author: C. Scott Littleton
  • ISBN: 9781569752005
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Paperback
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