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Religion: Buddhism

This guide is intended to help students at Lane develop reserach topics in relgion and find sources to support their research. Use the tabs across the top to navigate different religions.

Books on Buddhism

Finding Books and Ebooks

The LCC Library has hundreds of books and eBooks on Buddhism, encompassing many aspects of the subject. Start your search in the Library catalog using keywords that are essential to your topic.

You can use keywords or Library of Congress subject headings to find relevant resources. Use subject headings in the subject field of a search.

Below are just some examples of subject headings related to Buddhism.


Buddhism (by country)


Buddhist priests

Tantric Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism


Zen Buddhism

Buddhism and humanism


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Buddhism and Buddhist Life and Culture

Sakyadihita International Association of Buddhist Women - Provides information on Buddhist women and a forum for sharing research, ideas, and experiences.

Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition - Devoted to preserving and spreading Mahayana Buddhism worldwide by creating opportunities to listen, reflect, meditate, practice and actualize Buddhist teachings.

Maitreya Project - Aims bring long-term social and economic benefit and spiritual benefit to the world community.

Beginner's Guide to Buddhist Art and Culture - Khan Academy timeline and introduction to the historical Buddha.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries on Buddhism

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