CONTENTS:- 1. Lord Buddha: great spiritual leader. 2. Influence of Buddha on Indian soil. 3. Buddhism Vs Hinduism. 4. Buddhism and caste system in India. 5. Buddhist pilgrimage in India. 6. Nalanda and Taxila: Centre of Education. 7. Doctrines of Buddhism. 8. Influence of Buddhism on Ambedkar. 9. Rise and downfall of Buddhism. 10. Buddhist symbolism.
Gautama Buddha is also described as a God or prophet in other religions. Some Hindu texts say that the Buddha was an avatar of the God Vishnu, who came to earth to delude beings way from the Vedic religion. Nirvana is also regarded as the End of the world, in that no personal identity or boundaries of the mind remain. In such a state a being is said to possess the ten characteristics belonging to every Buddha. B.R. Ambedkar the founder f the Dalit Buddhist movement believed that Buddhism offered an opportunity for low caste and untouchable Hindus to achieve greater respect and dignity because of its non-caste doctrines.