The Life of Buddha

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Routledge, Nov 5, 2013 - History - 328 pages
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Contents

I The ancestry of Buddha
1
II The home and family of Buddha
16
III The birth of Buddha
27
IV Infancy and youth
38
V The Great Renunciation
51
VI Austerities and Enlightenment
61
VII The first preaching
81
VIII Spread of the Doctrine
97
XII The Order
165
XIII Buddhism as a religion
173
XIV Buddhism as a philosophy
192
XV Buddha and myth
211
XVI Buddha and history
227
XVII Buddhism and Christianity
237
Appendix The Buddhist Scriptures
249
Bibliography
279

IX Legends of the twenty years wandering
113
X Rival Schools Devadatta and Ajatasattu
124
XI The last days
143

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