CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. The Psychological Realm. 3. The Buddha and Buddhism - An Overview. 4. The Doctrines of Buddhism. 5. Religious Movements and Buddhism. 6. What was the Buddha Like? 7. Women in Buddhism. 8. Women in Society. 9. Theravada Buddhism. 10. Buddhist Scriptures.
Six century B.C. was an age of ferment in India. Society was tired of the Hindu rituals and the caste system. Buddhism because a rebel child of Hinduism. Buddhism has now spread all the world over but it has declined in the country of its own origin.
What was the origin of this great religion? How was it organised? Who was its Founder? What are its teachings? How relevant it is for the present civilization? When and why it declined in India? This book aims at providing answers to these and similar other questioned with the help of the best material available on the subject.