x, 103p., Index, 23 cm. (First Edition pub. in 1933)
This book is a serious attempt to let the reader know the basic conception of Buddhism. Through, the importance of Sankhyas and disminishing knowledge of Vedas was mentioned. How the Buddha's teachings become so popular with the common man and the causes of misery, the true conduct, the sins, ignorance, desire, just, etc., were the main principles of Buddhism which help it evolve and become popular. Hinayana, Mahayana, Dhammapada, Nirvana, also find place is the book. Tantricism, Bhakti, consequence of Sunyata Doctrine, etc. are another important points. By and large, this book covers almost every aspect of Buddhism in a concise and lucid manner. The expression and the language used in the book makes it readable. The book will surely serve the purpose to the fullest extent possible and prove to be very useful for all the readers.