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By P.V. Bapat

Language: English
Pages: 437 (4 B/W (Illustrations)

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The publication supplies a brief account of Buddhism within the final 2500 years. The foreword for the e-book was once written by way of Dr. Radhakrishnan, international well known thinker. The ebook comprises sixteen chapters and approximately 100 articles written via eminent Buddhist students from India, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Nepal.

Buddhism is a life-style of purity in pondering talking and appearing. This ebook supplies an account of Buddhism not just in India but in addition in different nations of the East. designated and insightful glimpse into the various faculties and sects of Buddhism discover a position during this ebook. Buddhist principles on schooling and the present country of Buddhism as printed by means of their chinese language pilgrims who visited India in the course of that occasions are different elements of the publication. Chapters on Buddhist artwork in India and in another country and areas of Buddhist curiosity also are incorporated to offer it a holistic perspective.

The spirit of Buddha comes alive within the booklet and enlightens the readers along with his educating so crucial now for peace within the strife-torn world.

 

Foreword

Sixth century B.C. used to be outstanding for the religious unrest and highbrow ferment in lots of nations. In china we had Lao Tzu and Confucius in Greece Parmenides and Empedocles in Iran Zarathustra in India Mahavira and the Buddha. In that interval many amazing lecturers labored upon their inheritance and constructed new issues of view.

The Purnima or full-moon day of the month of Vaisakha is hooked up with 3 vital occasions within the lifetime of the Buddha beginning enlightenment and Parinirvana. it's the such a lot sacred day within the Buddhist calendar. in line with the Theravada Buddhism the Buddha’s parinirvana happened in 544 B.C. although different faculties of

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He discarded his royal robes, cut his long hair with his sword and became an ascetic. First he went to a teacher named A

He discarded his royal robes, cut his long hair with his sword and became an ascetic. First he went to a teacher named A

Dfgha, No. 29* Para. 16. The next important contemporary of the Buddha was Makkhali Gosala. He belonged to the sect of the Acelakas or Naked Ones, and, as the first part of his name indicates, carried a staff of bamboo (maskarin). It is said that he was for some time a disciple of Mahavira, but later broke away from him. Afterwards, he probably founded an inde­ pendent school known as the Ajivika school. Later writers mention two predecessors, Nanda Vaccha and Kisa Samkicca,1 thus giving this school three prophets.

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