Table of Contents

FOREWORDS

PREFACE ABOUT LANGUAGE

INTRODUCTION

UNDERSTANDING BUDDHISM

1
A STORY FROM BEHIND THE BAMBOO CURTAIN

2
THE STORY OF THE EEL

3
EAST MEETS WEST

4
THE THIN BUDDHA, FAT BUDDHA & LAUGHING BUDDHA

5
WHO WAS BUDDHA?

6
THE LOTUS PARABLE

7
THE TEACHINGS OF BUDDHA

8
THE FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS

9
THE POLIO VICTIM

10
HOW JESUS USED THE LAW LAWFULLY

11
THE FIVE COMMANDMENTS OF BUDDHA

12
WHAT WOULD JESUS SAY TO BUDDHISTS?

13
THE KOREAN BUDDHIST

14
THE TEN KARMAS

15
IS THERE A HELL?

16
REINCARNATION

17
WOMEN IN BUDDHISM

18
KING ASOKA & THE PYTHON

19
JESUS ON REINCARNATION

20
THE KING & THE UNGRATEFUL DEBTOR

21
THE BLIND TURTLE

22
THE LAST WORDS OF BUDDHA

23
WHICH DENOMINATION?

24
THE THREE BASKETS (TRIPITAKA)

25
THE SIX BUDDHIST COUNCILS

26
KING NARESUAN

27
SUMMARY

28
END TIME PREDICTIONS OF BUDDHA & JESUS

CHRISTIAN QUESTIONS

29
THE AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE

30
THE VALIDITY OF BUDDHIST STORIES

31
THE RISK OF SYNCRETISM

32
IS BUDDHA IN HEAVEN?

33
THE LAST WORDS OF JESUS

34
WHAT WOULD BUDDHA SAY?

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