DISAPPEARANCE OF BUDDHISM FROM INDIA - Evaluation of Contributing Factors

by Barua, Ankur
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Barua, Ankur DISAPPEARANCE OF BUDDHISM FROM INDIA - Evaluation of Contributing Factors
Barua, Ankur - DISAPPEARANCE OF BUDDHISM FROM INDIA - Evaluation of Contributing Factors

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Many scholars of Indian history and religion are devoted to unraveling the mystery of what led to disappearance of Buddhism from India. Due to the lack of historical and archeological evidence, there is no absolute consensus on this matter till date. However, the whole sequence of events was initiated by the Buddhist monks and clergy when they had ignored the teachings of the Buddha and concentrated on accumulation of abundance of wealth in the monasteries. They had abandoned the community visits and concentrated on their own salvation instead of helping the common people and oppressed classes to end their sufferings. As the lay devotes were ignored, Buddhism started losing the general support from the community. Subsequently, the Brahmins took advantage of this situation and deepened the rift between the common people and the Buddhist practitioners. They also manipulated the contemporary rulers to withdraw their support from Buddhism and help in reviving the existing Brahmanism. This was followed by the revival of Hinduism and further decline of Buddhism. Towards the end stage of this decline, there was the Muslim invasion of India.

Contributors

Author:
Barua, Ankur
Basilio, M. A.

Further information

Language:
Englisch
Number of Pages:
76
Media Type:
Taschenbuch
Publisher:
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller

Master Data

Product Type:
Paperback book
Release date:
09 April 2010
Package Dimensions:
0.22 x 0.15 x 0.005 m; 0.159 kg
GTIN:
09783639248678
DUIN:
7UG79RDTN7I
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