|Beginning of Theravada|
|Development of Theravada|
|Theravada Monks of Nepal|
|Source of Life History of the Monks|
|The Present Monks|
|Presently Most Active Monks and Nuns|
|The Theravada Centres|
|An Exemplary formation of a Centre|
|Feature of a Centre|
|Chronology of the Centres|
|Depiction of the Ceremony|
|The Effect of Ceremonies|
|Theravada Rituala at Present|
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...