Of making many books...

There Is No End

I am going to break one of the basic rules of book reviewing here and criticise a book against an objective that the author did not attempt to reach. The reason for this is that Kalupahana has written a history of Buddhism from the viewpoint of academic philosophy, which I am not competent to adjudge. Instead, I will consider whether the book is likely to be of any use to the ordinary Buddhist practitioner. more...