I can honestly say my life has been made better and happier by the experience of reading this book.
I read this book when it first came out and since that time have recommended to many friends who expressed an interest in Buddhism.
The book does lack explanation on the idea of compassion which seem strong in most Buddhist teachings and other authors.
As the title suggests it is about Buddhism plain and simple. This is one of a handful of books on the subject of Buddhism, that truly puts it in simple terms. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Kindle Customer
This is a really clean exposition about Buddhism. Finally. I found this book both very easy to read and deeply instructive. Read morePublished 5 days ago by SP
Amazing book. Concise and relevant information. Definitely worth a read, and reread.Published 11 days ago by Justin
The title says it best: "plain & simple". Buddhism is presented in easy to relate to language, The perspectives used to illustrate principal concepts are interesting... Read morePublished 18 days ago by como se va
Loved this book. Have read it many times, each time I get something new from it. Honestly, quite life changing. Was my first book introduction to buddhism.Published 1 month ago by Lucie Pustova
This is about the best book on Buddhism for the modern, and especially Western, reader I have ever read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dennis J. Roberts
This book is easy to follow if you are just beginning your path into Buddhism. Highly recommend this for beginners. Again buying a book used is keeping with the Buddhist practice. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Diane Mangum