Buddhist India: An overview of Indian Buddhist Sites
India is the cradle of Buddhism. Buddhism flourished in India and found its way to other countries of the world. A trip to know and understand Buddhism is therefore important for global tourists.
His philosophy being rational and shorn of rituals and class divisions was appealing as it was based on sound psychological principles and facts of life. It could be adapted to one’s life and one could see the difference by making necessary efforts.
India’s Buddhist legacy has become a source of inspiration to countless people all over the world.
A large number of people visit the Indian centers of Buddhist pilgrimage owing to their interest, curiosity and commitment to know more about Buddhist teachings, its history, background and genesis.
This book is an attempt to showcase the Buddhist heritage of India in its totality and wide geographical disbursal as found in its archeological remains. These sites are today places of substantial tourist interest. This book tries to present an overview of Buddhist monuments in India. The list is by no means exhaustive but makes an attempt to cover most of the Indian states.
Through information provided in this book, an attempt has been made to bridge the gap of knowledge and understanding about these places that are waiting to be explored.