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Buddhist

Buddhist

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HISTORY OFBUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE
 
BUDDHISM
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
 
After the death of Buddha places of pilgrimagesgrew «most famous being at Nalanda,Bihar.
By 13
th
century Buddhism was well established inthe Far East and in Indian sub-continent it spreadto Sri Lanka & Himalayan valleys

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