Buddhist catechism

an outline of the doctrine of the Buddha Gótama, in the form of question and answer
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Statementcompiled from the sacred writings of the Southern Buddhists for the use of Europeans with explanatory notes, by Subhādra Bhikshu.
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Pagination92 p.
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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 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.

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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 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. 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(). The Buddhist Catechism. Book. Seller Inventory Buddhist catechism book BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 9.

Buddhist Catechism, A: An Outline of the Doctrine of the Buddha Gotama: In the form of Q & A. Bhikshu, Subhadra. Published by Brantano's, NY. Used. Hardcover. Quantity Available: 1. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Buddhist Catechism, by Henry S.

Olcott [], full text etext at 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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Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t10p6f76n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. A catechism (/ ˈ k æ t ə ˌ k ɪ z əm /; from Ancient Greek: κατηχέω, "to teach orally") is a summary or exposition of doctrine and serves as a learning introduction to the Sacraments traditionally used in catechesis, or Christian religious teaching of children and adult converts.

Catechisms are doctrinal manuals – often in the form of questions followed by answers to be memorised. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Buddhist Catechism by Henry S. Olcott (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at. 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.

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.

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.

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().

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā sambuddhassa. Description: xviii, pages ; 15 cm. Enlightened Teachings of the Buddha - a collection of short and poetic sayings of the Buddha, and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptu.

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.

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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 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). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olcott, Henry Steel, Buddhist catechism.

London, Theosophical Pub. Society, (OCoLC). 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. 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.