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Buddhism in India
International Bachelor of art , 3rd year, Second Semester , Academic year 2013
Mahachularlongkorn Univer...
Contents
• I n t r o d u c t i o n
• 1. I n d i a n a n H i s t o r y
• 1.1.E a r l y h i s t o r y o f B u d d h i s m
• ...
Introduction
• Indian is the full of richest
religions and culture country
in the world. To day I want to
introduce about ...
1. I n d i a n a n
H i s t o r y
• The history of India begins with evidence of
human activity . There was saying as long ...
1.1. Early history of Buddhism
• There are two parts we can divided-
• (A) -History of Buddhism must begin with the life
o...
1.2. After the Buddha
• After Buddha passed way , the followed
established first to six councils and the first
three counc...
1.3. The decline of Buddhism in
India
• Why Buddhism disappeared in India ..?
• D
1. Declined by
Muhammad Bin Bakhtiar
Khi...
• (History of Magadha” by L.L.S. Omalley; J.F.W. James (Veena
Publication, Delhi, 2005, pp. 35)
2. Modern Buddhism in India
• The Buddhist revival began in India in 1891,
when the Sri Lankan Buddhist leader
Anagarika D...
2.1.Poplation of Buddhists
• Current population -1.22 billion, 2012.
• Between 400 Million to 1.5 Billion Buddhists.
Buddh...
Religions
population
Hindus In 2011
Muslims
Christians
Sikhs
Buddhists
/ 1.5%
2012
Jains
Zoroastrians
Judaism
Others
2.2. ...
Continues --
2.3.Contemporary of Buddhism in
India
Nowadays , a lot of Buddhist temples in India , established
by Thai, Myanmar, and Ch...
C o v e r t t o
B u d d h i s m
Udupi (AsiaNews) – In a
state ceremony (Dhamma
Dheekshe) at least 2
thousand Dalits conver...
People take vows during a mass conversion to Buddhism in
Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. About 6000
people.
conti...
Conclusion
• Generally, history of Buddhism is apart of
history of India. About 1.5 millions people lay
down on Buddhism i...
Reference
• http://buddhism.about.com/od/buddhisthisto
ry/a/earlyhistory.htm
• http://folks.co.in/blog/2009/12/19/reasons-...
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  1. 1. Buddhism in India International Bachelor of art , 3rd year, Second Semester , Academic year 2013 Mahachularlongkorn University , Wang Noi, Ayutthaya, Thailand Vamsapala ID:5301201125 Subject- Buddhism in contemporary world Lecturer- Dr. Doungkamon Tongkanaraksa
  2. 2. Contents • I n t r o d u c t i o n • 1. I n d i a n a n H i s t o r y • 1.1.E a r l y h i s t o r y o f B u d d h i s m • 1.2.A f t e r t h e B u d d h a • 1.3. T h e d e c l i n e o f B u d d h i s m i n I n d i a • 2. M o d e r n B u d d h i s m i n I n d i a • 2.1.P o p u l a t i o n o f B u d d h i s t s • 2.2. R e l i g i o n s i n I n d i a • 2.3.C o n t e m p o r a r y o f B u d d h i s m • 2.4. C o v e r t t o B u d d h i s m • C o n c l u s i o n • R e f e r e n c e
  3. 3. Introduction • Indian is the full of richest religions and culture country in the world. To day I want to introduce about Indian Buddhism regarding with past and present and give some explanation compare with other religions how is going on India religion nowadays and why Hindu people convert to Buddhism more and more
  4. 4. 1. I n d i a n a n H i s t o r y • The history of India begins with evidence of human activity . There was saying as long as 75,000 years ago. • .
  5. 5. 1.1. Early history of Buddhism • There are two parts we can divided- • (A) -History of Buddhism must begin with the life of the historical Buddha ( 483 BCE), who lived and taught in Nepal and India 25. • (B)- The next chapter of Buddhist history begins with the Buddha's disciples. The Buddha had many lay followers who made history.
  6. 6. 1.2. After the Buddha • After Buddha passed way , the followed established first to six councils and the first three councils organized in India. • Two Nikayas • Sthaviravada • Mahasanghika • During 3rd century BC, King Asoka began to propagate Buddhism around the Asia.
  7. 7. 1.3. The decline of Buddhism in India • Why Buddhism disappeared in India ..? • D 1. Declined by Muhammad Bin Bakhtiar Khilji. 2. Thousands of Buddhist monks were massacred in 12th century C.E. Nalanda built in the 4th century BC
  8. 8. • (History of Magadha” by L.L.S. Omalley; J.F.W. James (Veena Publication, Delhi, 2005, pp. 35)
  9. 9. 2. Modern Buddhism in India • The Buddhist revival began in India in 1891, when the Sri Lankan Buddhist leader Anagarika Dharmapala founded the Maha Bodhi Society.
  10. 10. 2.1.Poplation of Buddhists • Current population -1.22 billion, 2012. • Between 400 Million to 1.5 Billion Buddhists. Buddhism become the 4th largest religion in 2013 but majority of Buddhist are still poor. • Buddhist population so increasing day by day
  11. 11. Religions population Hindus In 2011 Muslims Christians Sikhs Buddhists / 1.5% 2012 Jains Zoroastrians Judaism Others 2.2. Religion in India
  12. 12. Continues --
  13. 13. 2.3.Contemporary of Buddhism in India Nowadays , a lot of Buddhist temples in India , established by Thai, Myanmar, and China. 1. More opportunity for Dalit peoples 2.Buddhism never divided classical people 3. The two religions have close connections
  14. 14. C o v e r t t o B u d d h i s m Udupi (AsiaNews) – In a state ceremony (Dhamma Dheekshe) at least 2 thousand Dalits converted to Buddhism in Karnataka, on May 24 last. The "Dhamma Dheekshe" was part of celebrations for "Vesak" the 2,600th anniversary of Buddha's enlightenment.
  15. 15. People take vows during a mass conversion to Buddhism in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. About 6000 people. continues-
  16. 16. Conclusion • Generally, history of Buddhism is apart of history of India. About 1.5 millions people lay down on Buddhism in Indian world today even so had been declined by Islam . It is great discover of Indian Buddhism under the famous Buddhist leadership persons.
  17. 17. Reference • http://buddhism.about.com/od/buddhisthisto ry/a/earlyhistory.htm • http://folks.co.in/blog/2009/12/19/reasons- for-decline-of-buddhism-in-india/ • www.wikipidia.com

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