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Buddhist cities in early India

Upendra Thakur

Buddhist cities in early India

Buddha-Gayā, Rājagṛha, Nālandā

by Upendra Thakur

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Published by Sundeep Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bihar (India),
  • India,
  • Bihar.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhist antiquities -- India -- Bihar,
    • Bihar (India) -- Antiquities

    • About the Edition

      On Buddhist antiquities in Bihar.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-133).

      Statementby Upendra Thakur.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ239.I42 B437 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination133 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL635757M
      ISBN 108185067929
      LC Control Number96900265

      South-Indian Literature: In Southern India, the ancient Indian writings were written in four Dravidian languages which developed their own script and literature, these are, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam. Among these, Tamil is the oldest with literature dating back to early . BCE - BCE. Life of Indian Emperor Chandragupta, first ruler of the Mauryan Empire. Second Buddhist Council at Magadha. The first division among Buddhists occurred at this council. BCE - BCE. Alexander 's campaign in northern India. Alexander the Great halts his eastward march and turns back from the banks of the river Beas.

      While talking of the various Buddhist destinations in India, the name that comes first to the mind is that of Lumbini. It is the sacred place where the great Gautama Buddha was born.   Period of Indian history can be marked as the ancient period The history of the country of India can be traced from the human activities of the age dating back to the p years.

      ABOUT THE BOOK This book offers a serious exploration of the many different aspects of ancient Indian Buddhism. In the recent past controversy relating to date of the Buddha has been resurrected. According to tradition, Buddhism was introduced to Japan in + (other sources say +) when the king of Korea sent the Japanese Yamato 大和 court a small gilt bronze Buddha statue, some Buddhist scriptures, and a message praising Buddhism. Scholars continue to .


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With more than million followers, the 4th largest religion in the world at present, Buddhism took birth in ancient India around the old kingdom of is known as Bihar at present. Although Buddhism is commonly practiced in the Himalayan regions like Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh, etc.

yet there are many pilgrimage sites of religious significance to Buddhism in India. The other Buddhist works written in narrative style are Mahavastu (The Book of Great Events) written in the first century A. D., and Lalltna (The Sport of the Buddha) which has not been dated so far.

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