NIRVANA : Buddhist Pilgrimages in India

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Item Code: IDE550
Author: Subhadra Sen Gupta
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8129106671
Pages: 161 (Color Illus: 29)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 8.8" X 5.8"
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Book Description

From the Jacket:

Two thousand six hundred years ago, a lonely monk wandered the dusty pathways of northern India seeking answer to one eternal question - what is the cause of human sorrow and suffering?

Siddhartha Gautama, a prince who chose to go on a difficult spiritual quest evolved a subtle, perceptive and original philosophy that has stood the test of time. He became the Buddha, the Enlightened One, whose compassionate teachings have spread across the world and continue to provide guidance and solace to millions.

In this book, read about the life and teachings of the Buddha. Then visit Bodh Gaya where he gained enlightenment, Sarnath where he gave his first sermon and Kushinagar, where he gained the final liberation of parinirvana. Also the places sanctified by his presence - Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Rajgriha, Vaishali and Sravasti. Also famous centres of Buddhist learning like Nalanda, Sanchi and Ajanta.

Walk along the path of the Buddha on an unforgettable pilgrimage to knowledge, enlightenment and peace.

About the Author:

Subhadra Sen Gupta is a well known writer on Indian history and culture. Her books aim to capture the fascinating, vibrant and many hued aspects of the people, places and history of India.

Her books include the popular Devalaya: Great Temples of India, Devi Devata: Gods and Goddess of India, Tirtha: Holy Pilgrim Centres of the Hindus, Chaar Dhaam: A Guide to the Hindu Pilgrimages, Varanasi: A Pilgrimage to Light. And a collection of historical short stories, Waiting for Tansen.

CONTENTS

OneTHE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA
the spiritual journey of a prince
2
TwoTHE TEACHINGS OF THE BUDDHA
spreading the word
24
ThreeBUDDHIST ART AND LITERATURE
the fiath in colours, form and script
44
FourFA HSIEN AND HSUAN TSANG
a pilgrim's journey of faith
66
FiveBODH GAYA
where a prince became the buddha
78
SixSARNATH
turning the wheel of dhamma
98
SevenLUMBINI - KAPILAVASTU - SHINAGAR- RAJGRIHA - SRAVASTI - VAISHALI - NALANDA
touched by the buddha
112
EightSANCHI - AJANTA
a gathering of monks
136
BIBLIOGRAPHY148
GLOSSARY149
INDEX151

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