Buddhism For Dummies
Part I: Introducing Buddhism.
Chapter 1: What is Buddhism?
Chapter 2: Understanding Your Mind: The Creator of All Experience.
Part II: Buddhism Past and Present.
Chapter 3: Surveying the Life and Teachings of the Historical Buddha.
Chapter 4: Charting the Development of Buddhism in India.
Chapter 5: Following Buddhism to the Present Day.
Part III: Buddhism in Practice.
Chapter 6: Turning to Buddhism.
Chapter 7: Meditation: The Central Practice of Buddhism.
Chapter 8: A Day in the Life of a Buddhist.
Chapter 9: Walking in Buddha’s Footsteps.
Part IV: Traveling the Buddhist Path.
Chapter 10: What is Enlightenment Anyway?
Chapter 11: A Matter of Life and Death.
Chapter 12: Getting Your Karmic Act Together.
Chapter 13: Breaking Free of the Cycle of Dissatisfaction.
Chapter 14: Fulfilling Your Brightest Potential.
Chapter 15: Four Modern 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: Brushing Up Your Sanskrit: A Glossary of Useful Buddhist Terms.
Appendix B: Additional Buddhist Resources to Check Out.