This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist teachings.
A Dictionary of World Mythology presents the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia, the more mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India, and the stern spirits of the African and American continents.
After doing a search for your author, click on the "Biographies" tab. LR contains nearly 700,000 articles and book chapters on classical and contemporary literature, searchable by author, title, subject, genre and more.
This dictionary contains entries on all the major and many minor religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Shinto, Sikhism, and Taoism. Over 500 entries cover movements, sects, and cults, from Cargo Cults and the New Age movement to Rastafarians and Soka Gakkai. Over 1,000 entries explore the sacred writings of religions worldwide, and short biographies of founders, leaders, gurus, philosophers, mystics,
In the Print Reference Collection (1st Floor)
Use these books (and other reference books), found in the Reference Collection on the first floor of the library, as a starting place for your research. Don't forget to check for a bibliography, to find additional sources.