Thus buddhism weakened indian society although buddha himself contributed greatly to indian spirituality indeed some of the finest pieces of indian art have been the direct result of buddhistic influence one such example is the painting and sculptures in ajanta and ellora. Like jainism, buddhism went a long way in influencing the indian culture the kings patronized buddhism and the people rendered their support to this religion in due course of time buddhism made great contribution to indian society and culture. Buddhism is a religion and a philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to siddhartha gautama, commonly known as the buddha (pāli/sanskrit the awakened one. It contributed directly to the spread of buddhism in the island country pushaymitra sunga, one of the most prominent sunga rules and hero of the literary work malaviakagnimitram, said to have indulged in the religious persecution of buddhist monks in his empire and rewarded those who. For me, buddhism is one of the greatest contributions of the indian civilization buddhism is a religion which revolves in attaining the true religion is a great contribution since it allows people to be morally good just like buddhism, it allows people to strive hard in finding happiness and peace in.
Contribution of buddhism to indian culture buddhism greatly influenced the indian religion the buddhist viharas were used for education purposes nalanda, vikramshila, taxila, udyantpuri, vallabhi and others cities developed as high buddhist learning centres. In buddhism, one follows a disciplined life to move through and understand that nothing in oneself is me, such that one dispels the very illusion of rebirth is one of the central beliefs of buddhism we are in an endless cycle of birth, death and re-birth, which can only be broken by attaining nirvana. The finest contribution of buddhism to indian life was made in the realm of architecture and sculpture the stiipas at sanchi, bharhut and am- ravati the most important fact is that buddhism proved to be one of the greatest civilising forces which india gave to the neighbouring countries. Buddhism - historical development: the buddha was a charismatic leader who founded a distinctive religious community based on his unique teachings some of the members of that community were, like the buddha himself, wandering ascetics.
Learn about how buddhism spread from the time of the buddha through the following centuries. Among the indians are those philosophers also who follow the precepts of boutta whom they honour as a god on account of his extraordinary sanctity11 buddhism the milindapañhā mentions alexandria as one of the places to which indian merchants regularly resorted, and dio chrysostom, lecturing to. Buddhism is one of the most important asian spiritual traditions during its roughly 25 millennia of history, buddhism has shown a flexible approach under the new urban context, a considerable sector of indian society was no longer satisfied with the old vedic faith. The study of buddhism offers great challenges to people who have grown up in the western world it does not share many of the central beliefs of western one of the most fascinating aspects of buddhism is its extraordinary flexibility as it adapted to new challenges in india and the rest of asia.
Hinduism and buddhism have common origins in india they have shared parallel beliefs that have existed side by side, but also pronounced differences barth calls buddhism a hindu phenomenon, a natural product, so to speak, of the age and social circle that witnessed its birth. Contribution of buddhism like jainism, buddhism went a long way in influencing the indian culture in due course of time buddhism made great contribution to indian society and culture buddhism exerted its influence on the course of indian history the land of kalinga changed. Buddhism is not anti-god - buddhism respects all religions - but buddhism is non-theistic in the sense of there being no creator, no concept of a creator i really appreciate the work of our christian brothers and sisters i think they've made the greatest contribution to education on this whole planet. As a result of the buddha's teachings, great historical and cultural changes took place in tibet in establishing buddhism in tibet, some tibetans opposed buddhism and there were many therefore, it is important to acknowledge tibet's great contribution to the preservation of buddhism in the world.
The greatest contribution of buddhism was the establishment of a simple religion which could be easily understood and followed by the common people the method of the buddhist art was that of a continuous narration and the technique used was one of the memory picture. The contribution of buddhism to the world of art and architecture venerable rewata dhamma (delivered at the buddhist seminar, sarnath, varanasi 1 the buddha's footprints which were often created at a place where he was know to have walked or was the scene of one of the jataka tales. But many indians believe that buddha, died because he ate a sick animal buddhism does not have a god but many buddhists keep images of buddha according to the buddha, karma of varying types can lead to rebirth as a human, an animal, a hungry ghost, a denizen of hell, or even one of the.
Though buddhism is still surviving today in many countries of the world, yet it has declined in its land of birth the causes for the decline or downfall of buddhism in india have been discussed in this article the royal patronage of power kings contributed towards the growth of buddhism in india. The finest contribution of the buddhism to indian life was made in the realm of architecture and sculpture but the most important fact is that buddhism proved to be one of the greatest civilizing forces which india gave to the neighbouring countries. Buddhist contribution to humanity posted on april 10, 2012 | 5 comments the buddha's contribution to the social and spiritual progress of mankind was so remarkable that his message which spread all over the world won the love and affection of the people with a devotion that was. While the buddha was the founder of buddhism, mahavira did not found jainism he is the 24th great teacher (tirthankar) in the jain tradition that was founded in the present era by rishabh while hindus and buddhists also accept karma philosophy, jains describe karma as particles that pollute the soul.
Emperor ashoka's contribution to buddhism as a prince, ashoka was known for his ruthless nagarjuna did as he was advised and lived to become one of the greatest philosophers buddhism as mahayana buddhism became more popular, many buddhists in india began to look to the great. Buddhism is a world religion, which arose in and around the ancient kingdom of magadha (now in bihar, india), and is based on the teachings of siddhārtha gautama who was deemed a buddha.