A system of self-sacrifice and self-restraint,preaching the effort to end human sufferings byliving a life free from desires and passions.
Council of Rajagriha held in 477 B.C. , after thedeath of Buddha settled the sacred texts
255 B.C. , Asoka inaugrated Buddhism as the statereligion of the country
Asoka sent his missionaries including his son,Mahindra to foreign countries to preach thereligion