By Nalinaksha Dutt

This paintings analyses the forces that helped within the propagation of Buddhism in India, and delineates the missionary actions of Buddha intimately. There are scholarly biographies of the nice instructor touching by the way on themes hooked up together with his missionary actions. Such sketches, information that have been laboriously amassed from the Buddhist scriptures and organized in this kind of approach in order to permit one to determine the main points approximately Buddha's profession of their logical and chronological kin so far as attainable, definitely have a price within the eyes of students drawn to the background of the unfold of Buddhism.

an in depth delineation of the 4 imperative colleges of Budhdism together with resumes in their doctrines so far as they've been ascertained at the present is mentioned within the moment half. the writer in his sketches of the 4 relevant faculties has taken a inventory of the data to be had at the moment, permitting the reader to acquaint himself with out a lot labour with what's referred to now in regards to the colleges. The parts of the sketches touching on the foundation, improvement, and actions of the universities were drawn fro the 1st time from the present fabric.

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This paintings analyses the forces that helped within the propagation of Buddhism in India, and delineates the missionary actions of Buddha intimately. There are scholarly biographies of the nice instructor touching by the way on issues hooked up together with his missionary actions. Such sketches, information that have been laboriously gathered from the Buddhist scriptures and organized in this sort of method with a view to let one to work out the main points approximately Buddha's occupation of their logical and chronological relatives so far as attainable, definitely have a cost within the eyes of students drawn to the heritage of the unfold of Buddhism.

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276; Dfglz, Nlk. , I, pp. 2 1 2M214. 4 Vinaya, II, p. 1 12; na bhikkhave gihinam uttarimanllssadhamma rrJ! • z'ddhipaliharlyam dassetabbam. 5 S�e ante, 47, 48 . PP. EXTERNAL FORCES 37 (e) �1:ake his speeches free from caustic remarks against <>thersl . In the 5th century B . C . there was no paramount sovereingn­ ty in Northen India which was divided into a large number of independent s tates. Of these, the four monarchies af Magadha, iKosala Vatsa, and Avanti rose into importance and fought with one another for the conquest of places in VIII .

He converted many ,d istinguished members of the clan and obtained from 1hem gifts of cetiyas. 3 His work among the Mal Ias was also 'successful . 4 Buddha's mission ary activity a m o ng 'The Bhag- the gas and the 'KoIiyas. KoJ iyas was the Bha ggas and not perhaps s o successful as among the previously stated clans. s Still less :successful was Buddha's religious mission to the Bhaggas. suttanta that the Bulis of Mahliparinibblina Al1akappa and th e Moriyas of V. E. , XIX, pp. 226-227 1 For detailed treatment, see infra.

Pp. 34, 40, 213. 22 SPREAD OF BUDDHISM on ks. to Budd hism was regar d ed as a part of the duty of the m at th e high e st stage of their s p i rit u a l develo pment . VI. The att ai n ment of Nirvii1]a by a B uddhis t may be Buddhism, a th e goal of a monk, b ut to attain it w ith ou t at th e proselyti­ zing reli­ gion. Why so? same time giving others the o pportun ity of r eal iz­ ing its importan ce and t a k i ng to the r ight course· for r e a ch i ng i t h as about it a taint o f s elfishness· however slight.

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