In the Hope of Nibbana: The Ethics of Theravada Buddhism by Winston L. King
English | November 1st, 2001 | ISBN: 1928706088, 9781928706083 | 320 Pages | True PDF | 1.03 MB
In the Hope of Nibbana gives a fascinating look into the process of a "religion" and culture struggling to align ethical values with the realities of the modern world. The author provides an overview of Buddhist psychology and the process of self-perfection, and describes the ultimate goal of Nibbana.The Buddhist layperson's effort to gain merit is a central theme. Includes a new postscript for this second edition.