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Early Indian Buddhism: A Study of the Contribution of Major Urban Centres to Its Development

Price : $36.00
ISBN # : 9788186700488
Author : Sharma, Anita
pages: 332
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Vidyanidhi Prakashan
Published : 2004

Baranasi, Campa, Kosambi, Rajagaha, Saketa, and Savatthi are mentioned as six major urban centres in the Pali Tipitaka. An effort has been made in this book to show as to what extent these six major urban centres contributed towards the growth and development of Early Indian Buddhism. It is now generally accepted by scholars that Indian Buddhism originated as an urban religion. The author has further tried to substantiate this view with extensive examples from the Pali Vinaya and Panca Nikayas.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 04 June, 2009.
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