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Where did buddha spread dharma?


Buddha himself traveled for 45 years spreading dharma all over north India. In 5th century BCE, Mauryan emperor Ashoka converted to Buddhism after a bloody war. His empire included all of present day India except a small southern tip of Indian peninsula, Bangladesh, Pakistan and much of Afghanistan.

Buddhism: Origin, Spread and Decline HuffPost?

Before the birth of the Buddha, Indian society had become self-centered (the intellectual class) and ritualistic (the masses). Buddhism provided a new organized form of religious Sangha, which preached a simple message of compassion in Päli, the language of laypeople. This ease and simplicity helped the extensive spread of Buddhism.

History of Buddhism in India? Buddhism is an ancient Indian religion, which arose in and around the ancient Kingdom of Magadha (now in Bihar, India), and is based on the teachings of the Gautama Buddha who was deemed a "Buddha" ("Awakened One"), although there were other Buddhas before him, the first being Dipankar.Buddhism spread outside of Magadha starting in the Buddha

History and spread of Buddhism? On Buddha himself, or Siddhartha Gautama, there are very few documentations and much has been left to legend. Yet it is a reality that still exists, which from India (from which it disappeared) has spread throughout Asia up to, in recent …

where did buddhism spread?

To China, Korea, Japan, and Central Asia (Tibetish region), mostly via trade, and traveling monks and "bodhisattvas"--those who had achieved enlightenment but did not become Buddhas, in order to

Buddhism? Buddhism is a faith that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“the Buddha”) more than 2,500 years ago in India. With about 470 million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major world

Buddhism in Cambodia? The history of Buddhism in Cambodia spans a number of successive kingdoms and empires. Buddhism entered Cambodia via two different streams. The earliest forms of Buddhism, along with Hindu influences, entered the Kingdom of Funan with Hindu merchants. In later history, a second stream of Buddhism

Buddhism World History Quiz?

Where did Buddhism originate and where did it spread? answer choices . China. Leading faith in the Americas and Middle East. China. Spread to the rest of Asia. India. Leading religion in the Americas and the Middle East. India. Leading faith in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, China, Japan & Korea. Tags:

How the First Buddhist Monks Lived and Practiced? Assuming these accounts are accurate, how did the Buddha's teachings spread? The historical Buddha traveled and taught through cities and villages during the last 40 or so years of his life. Small groups of monks also traveled on their own to teach the dharma. They would enter a village to beg for alms and go from house to house.

Where did Buddhism start spreading? How did Buddhism spread through Asia? The main three ways in which the religion was transported into the region is through systems of trade, marriage, and missionary work. Buddhism has always been a missionary religion and Theravada Buddhism was able to spread

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