Buddhism In Nepal

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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Oct 28 2017

Nepal has high profile in world Buddhism. It is not only being the native country of Buddha but also is the region where Buddhism has been strong throughout the history since its inception. Buddhism is still playing a significant role in the everyday life of Nepalese people. Nepalese are proud to be citizens of the Buddha's native country. Buddha's teachings have deep effect in Nepalese history, culture and politics. Existence of Buddhism is s ...


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Madhyamika and Yogacara

Dec 31 2017

We have noted that there are main two schoola of philosophty in Mahayana Buddhism. Madhyamika or Sunyatavada is the one of them should be discussed to understand the Mahayana philosophy in Nepal. Sunyata is not to be taken in the sense of nastitva (nihilism) or abhava (absence of something). It is equal with the pratityasamutpada. There is a famous motto by Nagarjuna:Yah pratiyasamutpadah sunyatam tam pra ...


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The Limitations of the Study

Dec 31 2017

This thesis was prepared under different confinements such  as time, expenditure and limited sources that available on the subject. The Buddhism existed in Nepal is envisaged of three main groups. They areNewar Buddhism Tibetan Buddhism andTheravada BuddhismA sketch on history of Buddhism shared by all groups is essential to understand their background. The most authe ...


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Related Literature & Study

Dec 31 2017

Numerous contributions of different  scholars  have  helped  to prepare this  thesis  Buddhism  in  Nepal  .  Their  works  which  I  mainly used in this  study  are  mentioned.  1.“Spurious  Asokan  Records”  by  Harry Falk  and  2.Ashoka’s  Edicts  by  Amulyachandra  Sena,  3.Sanchi ...


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