xiv, 370p., 26 B/W Plts., Gloss., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Part 1: The Life of the Buddha. Part 2: The Gospel of Early Buddhism. Part 3: Contemporary Systems. Part 4: The Mayahaya. Part 5: Buddhist Art.
This book gives an account of the life of he Buddha and an exposition of the religion and philosophy the Buddha propounded. This also analyzes the origins of Buddhist throught and traces its development from Hindu philosophical systems. Developments in Buddhist thought since the death of the Buddha are also deal with as are Buddhist Literature, sculpture and painting, both in India and in other parts of the world to which Buddhism spread.