Author: M G Chitkara
Publisher: APH Publishing Corporation
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176481947
As part of a 21-volume series, this work points out that Buddhism is a faith which is a most magnificent crystallization of Indian philosophy of Vedas.
No doubt it is commonly believed as a religion which ranks with other two religions, Islam and Christianity spread over the length and breadth of the world. But our way of life which actually rambles the cultural life of other people in countries other than India is not a religion.
Buddha is also called Tathagata. It means the one who has thus gone i.e., one who has reached the truth and come to declared it, the highest epithet of a Buddha. His initial missionary activity is to bring in the Buddhist order. This order had three functions to develop these objectives.
1.Members of the order must strive to perfect themselves in faith and practice.
2.They (members of the order) must strive to attain self-perfection.
3.An order must transmit a correct way. May the righteous law of Buddha last forever.
Buddhism too teaches doctrines of karuna, transmigration, cause and effect of past, present and future. The purpose is that in the world of transmigration, evil, karuna and unhappiness must be eliminated. The religious and philosophical as well as cultural background of India did effect Sakyamuni. He was born into an age when India was overtaken by spiritual and philosophical confusion. He then founded a new, independent theory and a way of putting it into practice culture of ancient India was produced by Aryan people who crossed from central Asia through northern Iran and invaded north western India. The conquered the indigenous Dravidians around 1500 B C.
The little of Dalai Lama was originally conferred Alta Khan (Mongol) on bsod nams ryya mtso (1543-88), who then raised his predecessors Dge’dun grub (1391-1475) and Dge’dun rgya mtsho (1475-1542)retrospectively to same dignity. These Lamas were regarded as successive rebirths of the same person.
Buddhism and Social Phenomena
Advent of Socialism
Buddhist Sangha & Tripitaka
Socio-Politico Spiritual engineering
Edifice of Social life
Social Interaction And Self Development
Buddhism A Requiem For Human Relationship
Loving Kindness Compassion: Impetus For social Service
Dharma Upholds The Society
Morality Knits The Society
Non- Violence & Peaceful Society
Society Bereft of Religion
Ritam Satyam base Society
Selfless Service of the Society
Self Selflessness and the Lord of Self
Non-violence and Peaceful Society
A Propounder of Human right
Money & the Social Responsibility
Women & Social Reform
Globalization & Social Welfare
Spiritual Convergence of Truth: Path to Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam
Silence the Language of Truth
A Missionary Reformist
Appraisal & Sum Up