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Buddhism History

Buddhism and Its Spread along the Silk Road

Relates the introduction and influence of Buddhism in the Silk Road. Also includes a chronology of Buddhist activities thereat.

Buddhist Councils

Presents the history of the Buddhist councils.

Buddhist Myths, Parables, and Essays

Offers a figurative approach to understanding Buddhism. Includes excerpts from sutras and commentaries.

History of Buddha and Buddhism

Contains a biography of Buddha, a timeline of Buddhism, and an anonymous translation of the Edicts of Asoka.


Features the Muktinath, an ancient place for Buddhist pilgrimage.

Renso Den

Features the life story of Nichiren Daoshonin. The presentation focuses on the crucial stages in the founding of the Nichiren Buddhist discipline.

Timelines of Buddhist History

Chronologies of Theravada, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Sri Lankan Buddhism.

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