Studies in the Buddhistic Culture of India During the 7th and 8th Centuries A.D.
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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Buddhist Art in the Monasteries
Monastic Life and Discipline
Ethical and Spiritual Culture
Buddhist Education and its Centres
Buddhist Learning and Literature
Buddhist Philosophy and Dialectic?
Doctrines and Practices of Esoteric Buddhism
Beginnings of the Decline of Buddhism in India
Buddhist Contribution to Indian Culture
Buddhist contribution to Hinduism 331Buddhism
political and social thought
Notes and References
Kumar ila and Samkara on Buddhism
Origin ami Growth of Esoteric Buddhism
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