This classic illustrated book describes the origins of buddhism in one of the
world's best book collections on the subject. It not only goes in detail about
the origins of Buddhism and how it first began, but it takes you throughout the
world by teaching the reader the different kinds of Buddhism and the various
concepts of Buddhism as it pertains to that culture in which it originated. The
newly remastered version of this book also includes some very impressive
illustrations, and photos of temples, famous sites, and buddhist artifacts.