Welcome to the second, greatly expanded edition of Buddhism: A Guide to Research. On the pages of this guide, you will find a comprehensive overview of the most authoritative scholarly and popular resources on the life and teachings of the Buddha, the origins, history, ideas, beliefs, and practices of Buddhism across the globe, and a selection of links to further digital resources. The literature included on this guide focuses on works in English from the past 80 years and spans multiple disciplines: from history, religion, and psychology to philology, philosophy, and anthropology. The purpose of this guide is to unlock the incalculable riches of Buddhist thought and culture for all readers and researchers, wherever they live and at whatever level of expertise.
All communication concerning this guide, including questions, suggestions, additions, or criticisms, should be addressed to Michael Kicey, University at Buffalo Humanities Liaison Librarian, who bears sole responsibility for its form and content.