Skip to Main Content

World Religions: Buddhism

Resources related to learning about different faiths and religions.

Call Numbers


  • BL - world religions
  • BQ - Buddhism
  • BQ 4022


Buddhism -- Definition

Buddhism – the religious and philosophical system founded by the Buddha Gautama, teaching that all human sorrows arise from desire and can be eradicated by following the disciplines of his eightfold path (noun).

Source: Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Ref PE 1635 .S47 2002

Reference Books -- Buddhism

Books -- Print

Books -- Ebooks

Resources listed on these guides are compiled by librarians at the R.A. Williams Library. We accept content recommendations, and after review, may include suggested resources on a guide. Our time is limited, so we generally do not reply to unsolicited recommendations from individuals not affiliated with AdventHealth University or notify them regarding whether or not we have linked to suggested content.