Title:A Buddhist Universe
Author:Dr. G.K. Lama
Editor:Christopher N Burchett
Remarks:Colour Photographs, Appendix, Glossary and Bibliography.
Size:145 x 220 mm
The book is on the origin, rise and fall of Buddhism in India. It covers Buddhist history in Asia, that is, Central Asia, South Asia, South-east Asia, and in the West in modern times and growth and expansion of Buddhism worldwide. It discusses the state of South Asia and East Asia before the rise of Buddhism, Buddhism in India, Buddhism after the time of the Buddha and important Buddhist places in India. It provides glimpses into the Buddhist tribes in the Indian Himalayan region mainly in the states of the North-east like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram, Sikkim as well as Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal. Buddhism is viewed in relation to other religious traditions such as Brahminism, Zoroastrianism and Hellenism.