ix, 260p., Abb., Bib., Index, 23 cm. (Bibliotheca Indo-Buddhica Series No.77)
CONTENTS:- I. Introduction and Sources. II. Political Background. III. The Sangha. IV. The State and the Sangha. V. Monastic Education. VI. Relations With Other Buddhist Countries. VII. Cults, Rituals, Cermonies and Festivals.
The book deals with seven chapters:- Introduction & source; Political background; The Sangha; The State and the Sangha; Monastic Education; Relation with other; Cults, rituals, ceremonies and festivals.