Encyclopedia of Buddhism, 1st Edition
Editor: Robert Buswell
Contributing author: Ronald M. Davidson
Ronald Davidison is a contributing author, "“Vajrayāna,” “Tantra,” “Initiation,” “Tibetan Buddhism,” and “Sakya Paṇḍita.”
Book description: Providing a comprehensive overview of one of Asia's most important religious and social forces, the Encyclopedia of Buddhism describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, saints, demons, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, this 2-vol. set explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism and Christianity.
“Vajrayāna,” “Tantra,” “Initiation,” “Tibetan Buddhism,” and “Sakya Paṇḍita.” Encyclopaedia of Buddhism, 1st Edition, edited by Robert Buswell, Macmillan Reference USA, 2004.
Davidson, Ronald M., "Encyclopedia of Buddhism, 1st Edition" (2004). Religious Studies Faculty Book Gallery. 91.