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A Buddhist Catechism

Subhadra Bhikshu

A Buddhist Catechism

An Outline of the Doctrine of the Buddha Gotama

by Subhadra Bhikshu

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Sun Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Catechisms,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11308552M
    ISBN 100895402939
    ISBN 109780895402936

      A founding member of the Theosophical Society, and perhaps the first well-known European to convert to Buddhism, Henry Steel Olcott made a lasting contribution with his Buddhist Catechism of Seeing Buddhism with a Westernized scientific eye, the work is given in the same question and answer structure used in the Christian : The Floating Press. The simple aim of this little book is to give so succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it easier for them to follow out the Dharma in its details. In this book, information is presented in a catechism format: question and answer. The 5/5(5).

    British philosopher and Buddhist author Alan Watts became a member of the Buddhist Lodge of the Theosophical Society in London at the age of His first book, The Spirit of Zen came out when he was 19 years old. Another active member of the Theosophical Society was Edward Conze, who later became a famous buddhologist. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā sambuddhassa. Description: xviii, pages ; 15 cm.

      The Buddhist Catechism. Henry Steel Olcott. The simple aim of this little book is to give so succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it easier for them to follow out the Dharma in its details. /5(11). Nam6fossa Bhagavatd Arahatd SammS THE BUDDHIST CATECHISM BY HENRY RESIDENT-FOUNDER OFTHETHEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY Approved and recommended foruseinBuddhist Schoolsby ALA, Pradhana Nayaka Sthavira, HighPriest ofSripada andthe Western Province andPrincipal ofthe Vidyodaya Pirrftna Publications Division Ministry File Size: 8MB.


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The Buddhist Catechism, revised by H. Olcott, are answers to questions that would be asked by someone who knows nothing about Buddhism. It is interesting and teaches the reader many things about this religion.

It is interesting to read the things Buddhists believe in /5. The Buddhist Catechism presents basic Buddhist teachings compiled from the sacred writings of the southern Buddhists, in the form of questions and answers.

It was written by Colonel Henry S. Olcott in and is still in use in Buddhist schools. The only contributor to the 19th century southern Buddhist revival who was born a Protestant, Olcott was able to promote Eastern ideas to western society.

The Buddhist Catechism was Olcott's attempt to elucidate the basic doctrines of Buddhism in an ecumenical way. This book is still in use today in Sri Lanka. At a time when Ceylon was being over-run by aggressive Christian missionaries, Olcott produced the Buddhist Catechism.

It was one of several steps taken to preserve Buddhism there. The book is very straight forward and provides easy to understand explanations of key Buddhist teachings and traditions.

I find the Catechism to still be relevant by: 4. The only contributor to the 19th century southern Buddhist revival who was born a Protestant, Olcott was able to promote Eastern ideas to western society.

The Buddhist Catechism was Olcott's attempt to elucidate the basic doctrines of Buddhism in an ecumenical way. This book is still in use today in Sri Lanka/5().

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Bhikshu, Subhadra. Published by Brantano's, NY. Used. Hardcover. Quantity Available: 1. Colonel Henry Steel Olcott (2 August – 17 February ) was an American military officer, journalist, lawyer and the co-founder and first President of the Theosophical Society. Olcott was the first well-known American of European ancestry to make a formal conversion to subsequent actions as president of the Theosophical Society helped create a renaissance in Born: 2 AugustOrange, New Jersey.

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Buddhist Catechism By: H. Olcott () The simple aim of this little book is to give so succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it easier for them to follow out the Dharma in its details.

One of the best nonfictional explanations of the Buddha's life and teaching is found in Henry Olcott's Buddhist Catechism in a question and answer format. Followed by Herman Hesse's profound and popular Siddhartha in which the life of the Buddha is mirrored by a contemporary seeker during the time of the Buddha.

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At a time when Ceylon was being over-run by aggressive Christian missionaries, Olcott produced the Buddhist Catechism. It was one of several steps taken to preserve Buddhism there. The book is very straight forward and provides easy to understand explanations of key Buddhist teachings /5().The Buddhist Catechism Henry Steel Olcott.

History/Biographies; Religion; ratings. Book Overview: The simple aim of this little book is to give succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it /5().The Buddhist Catechism was Olcott's attempt to elucidate the basic doctrines of Buddhism in an ecumenical way.

This book is still in use today in Sri Lanka. Olcott is fondly remembered in Sri Lanka and by Theosophists world-wide.