The volume has deep bearing on significant aspects of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism for a long time in ancient India. All aspects have been explained in a fairly comprehensive way. The rise of Kushan Emperors is a most significant phenomenon in ancient India. The reigns of Asoka the Great and the Mauryan Empire have been highlighted. The eminent of Buddhism and its expansion in various regions of India have been explained in this volume.
This volume deals with the several aspects of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism in ancient India. It has been weaved into eleven chapters and a comprehensive bibliography. The theme contains an introduction, Hinduism, Buddhism, Role of Emperor Asoka to spread Buddhism, Role of the Mauryan Empire, Rise of the Kushan Kings, Transformation of Buddhism, Places of eminence in the history of Buddhism, Jainism and a brief assessment of the whole theme.