Buddhism For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Part I: Embarking on a Journey: The Basics of Buddhism.
Chapter 1: Entering the World of Buddhism: The Basics.
Chapter 2: Understanding Your Mind: The Creator of All Experience.
Part II: A Short History of Buddhism.
Chapter 3: Surveying the Life and Teachings of the Historical Buddha.
Chapter 4: The Development of Buddhism on the Indian Subcontinent.
Chapter 5: Watching Developments Continue to the Present Day.
Part III: Behaving Like a Buddhist.
Chapter 6: Turning to Buddhism.
Chapter 7: Meditation: A Central Practice of Buddhism.
Chapter 8: A Day in the Life of a Buddhist Practitioner.
Chapter 9: Walking in the Buddha's Footsteps.
Part IV: Exploring the Buddhist Path.
Chapter 10: What Is Enlightenment, Anyway?
Chapter 11: A Matter of Life and Death.
Chapter 12: Minding the Concept of Karma.
Chapter 13: Breaking Free of the Cycle of Dissatisfaction.
Chapter 14: Fulfi lling Your Highest Potential.
Chapter 15: Life Stories of Four Buddhist Masters.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Common Misconceptions about Buddhism.
Chapter 17: Ten Ways Buddhism Can Help You Deal with Life's Problems.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Explaining Buddhist Terms.
Appendix B: Additional Buddhist Resources to Check Out.