Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 383 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1942.
The Story of Oriental Philosophy by Lily Adams Beck offers insights into such Eastern scriptures as the Tibetan Book of the Dead, the teachings of Zen, and Indian sacred writing. Chapters include: The Aryan People of India; The Beginnings of Indian Philosophy and Social Organization; The Ancient System of Education; The Stories and Parables of Ancient India; Shankara, the Great Yogin and Philosopher; The Mystic Lovers of Persia; The Heroes of China; The Sorrows of Confucius: His Death; Mencius, the Guide of Princes, and more.
Last week about 25,000 people downloaded from the site, and 5 people donated. I run this site entirely on my own - I want to be able to continue offering these books for free, but need some support to do that. If you can, please make a small donation - any amount is appreciated. Thank you! You can also support the site by buying a collection, such as the Politics, Society, Science, and Philosophy one, with 70 ebooks for only £4.00
Arthur Berriedale Keith
E. A. Wallis Budge
Guy Cadogan Rothery
Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki
Florence Mary Bennett
Herbert A. Giles