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The historical past, improvement, and present-day educating of many of the colleges of Buddhism, the religion-philosophy which has moulded the lifetime of a lot of the jap world.
Contents
Preface 9
Introduction 11
1. The lifetime of the Buddha 25
2. The Ministry 34
3. the increase of the 2 colleges 45
4. The unfold of Buddhism 60
5. Theravada Buddhism I: the 3 indicators of Being 78
6. Theravada Buddhism II: The 4 Noble Truths 90
7. Theravada Buddhism in poor health: Karma and Rebirth 97
8. Theravada Buddhism IV: The Noble Eightfold
Path 108
9. Theravada Buddhism V: The 4 Paths and the
Goal 119
10. The Sangha 132
11. a few Mahayana rules 143
12. The Bodhisattva perfect and the natural Land faculties 158
13. faculties of the Mahayana 167
14. Zen Buddhism 179
15. Tibetan Buddhism
16. The end result of Buddhism
17. Buddhism To-day
Appendix I. The Buddhist Scriptures
Appendix II. Pansil
Glossary
General Bibliography
Index

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C. March as Corresponding Secretary of the Lodge. His task was to build up intelligent interest in the newly bom movement by corresponding with those unable to attend our London Meetings, and in the next ten years, over and above his work on the Magazine and his compilation of the Glossary and Bibliography, all carried out at the end of a long day's work in an office, he managed to build up an elaborate network of communication with wellknown Buddhists throughout the world. It is amusing to think of him in his Highgate home introducing by letter two Buddhists who were living, unknown to each other, in neigh­ bouring streets of a small town in New Zealand 1 O u r T h r e e f o l d O b je c t In the ensuing months we' settled down to the routine of our meetings.

His food could only be eaten a t specified hours, with nothing later than noon. He slept on a bed on the floor, to avoid breaking the precept against "high and soft beds", and in every other way tried to preserve the ascetic dignity of his adopted life. The most awkward situations, however, arose not in the house but out of it. He was not allowed to handle money, so could never travel alone. But he wore at all times the bright yellow robes of the Sangha, and such a garb brought wondering crowds and ribald comment from costermongers and small boys.

For further information as to the League write to C. S. ll. For further information about the Lodge write to Miss Aileen M. " A. C. M a r c h as C o r r e s p o n d in g S e c r e t a r y Meanwhile the seeds of the first Buddhist periodical since the Buddhist Review ceased publication early in 1922 were sown by the appointment of A. C. March as Corresponding Secretary of the Lodge. His task was to build up intelligent interest in the newly bom movement by corresponding with those unable to attend our London Meetings, and in the next ten years, over and above his work on the Magazine and his compilation of the Glossary and Bibliography, all carried out at the end of a long day's work in an office, he managed to build up an elaborate network of communication with wellknown Buddhists throughout the world.

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