CONTENTS:- 1. Lord Buddha: prince turned monk. 2. Mahayana and traits of Lord Buddha. 3. Popularity of Buddhism. 4. Dharma wheel and Dhammakaya movement. 5. Enlightenment in Buddhism. 6. Buddhist philosophies. 7. Dharma and twelve Nidanas. 8. How Buddhist art flourished.
The apostle of peace and the light of Asia was borne. The sacred area of Lumbini is one of the holiest places of the worlds great religions and its remains contain important evidence about the nature of Buddhist pilgrimage centres from a very early period. Lord Buddha was a legendary figure in the history of India and no religion got so popularity in less time as Buddhism religion. He was a prince who renounced the comforts of a prince to seek enlightenment. When Buddha was borne the Hinduism was in doldrums. The obstinate priests traded on religion. They duped the people in a variety of ways and amassed wealth for themselves.