Part I : LITERATURE :
Introduction : Future Greatmen of the Hindus, Jainas and Buddhists.
Chap 1. Maitreya (Metteyya), the Future Buddha.
Chap 2. The Anagatavamsa : A Holy life of the Maitreya Buddha.
Chap 3. The Role of Maitreya in other literature (Pali and Sanskrit).
Glossary : Anagata Bhayani or Fears in future. Number 32 as co-ordinate elements, 32 marks of the great man, Asityanuvynjanani, 108 marks under the foot of Maitreya, the seven precious things of the great king, Traditional display of Numbers, Dhamma, Trees and Creepers, Ornament and dress. Musical instruments, Kalpavrksa, Ketumati, Pradhana, Gandhamadana, Jambhudipa, Kusavati, Kuru, Nandanavana, Nirbbana, Tusitapura, Personages of the Aanagatavamsa, Isidatta and Purana.
(a). Anagatavamsa : Text.
(b). The Anagatavamsa : English translation.
(c). Colophon of the copy made at Mandalay in 1886.
Charts and Maps :
Charts : 4
Maps : 2
Part II : History AND Art :
Introduction : Indian Art : Its origin development, Buddhist art, Symbol worship, Buddha Images originated in Gandhara and Mathura.
Chap 1. The Image of Maitreya in India : Gandhara and Mathura, Eastern India - Bihar and Bengal, Southern India Ajanta and Ellora, Northern India - Kashmir and Ladakh.
Chap 2. Maitreya Images in other Asiatic Countries : Nepal, Tibet, China,Burma, Thailand,(Siam), Cambodia or Combujadesa, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Java, Afganistan.