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The Beginnings of Buddhism

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Ian Mabbett considers how Buddhism, while preaching the rejection of society, simultaneously became a popular religion.

Folio from a Kalpasutra (Book of Sacred Precepts) by Acharya Bhadrabahu, c. 1400 CE


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