Studies in the Buddhistic Culture of India During the Seventh and Eighth Centuries A.D.

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1987 - Social Science - 497 pages
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It is a pioneer attempt of its kind to study Indian Buddhism in its entirety as a system of rational philosophy, profound faith, and as a historical matrix of creative human culture and civilized institution during the 7th and 8th centuries the brilliant epoch of the University of Nalanda, the mere name of which spells the great wonder that was Buddhism in Ancient India.A chapter on the contribution of Buddhism to Indian Civilization has also been added. The treatment of the subject is critical and integral though not traditional.
 

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Contents

Buddhism During the 1th and 8th Centuries
12
western India
40
Buddhist Art in the Monasteries
46
Monastic Life and Discipline
65
Ethical and Spiritual Culture
91
Buddhist Education and its Centres
121
Buddhist Learning and Literature
142
Buddhist Philosophy and Dialectic?
170
Doctrines and Practices of Esoteric Buddhism
276
Beginnings of the Decline of Buddhism in India
298
Buddhist Contribution to Indian Culture
328
Buddhist contribution to Hinduism 331Buddhism
349
political and social thought
361
Notes and References
371
Abbreviations
433
Index
469

Kumar ila and Samkara on Buddhism
208
Origin ami Growth of Esoteric Buddhism
235

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