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Buddhism - Comprehensive​ Outline (for UPSC CSE)
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In this lesson, one will find a brief on how the religion Buddhism evolved. As he begins he gives a brief introduction and important facts about Gautam Buddha. All the causes which influenced the emergence of Buddhism is explained clearly. Then he lists all the Ashtankigmarg. Then he elucidates the social and economic dimensions of Buddhism. He then throws light on how and in which countries did Buddhism spread and also reveals the facts why it got spread. Lastly, he has spoken about the decline of this religion.

Agam jain
AIR 133 in UPSC CSE 2015. Also pursued B.Tech. in Electronics & Chemical Engineering. Loves to play music and read books.

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Hi sir,nice lesson but there is no difference shown in the lesson between Vedic and post Vedic age.Also Jainism is not there in this lesson and in the next chapter too. we directly came to the Magadh empire. please correct me if I am wrong and it would be great if you include time series from ancient to modern.You are doing great work .keep it up.Thank you so much.This series is really helpful.
JAINISM wala lesson baki rh gya plz add
U describe some of them paths in different manner as given below Right view - right belief Right mindfulness- right action Right resolution- Right recollection These are written in Old Ncert if options comes up in a similar way how we answer that?
Vishnu Sharma
3 years ago
Right exertion - Right conduct
sir where is vedic age video?
  1. BUDDHISM Presented by-Agam Jain

  2. ABOUT ME > Engineer AIR-133 (CSE- 2015)- 2015)-POLICE WALA Course Fee- Contribute Follow me on Unacademy

  3. CAUSES OF EMERGENCE Brahmanical dominance over social and religious life. (no social mobility, status defined on basis of birth) Brahmanical religion- complex and costly economic changes- A. Bulls needed for agriculture-> brahmans emphasized over their killings->dissent. B. Usury condemned by brahmanas. C. New class of merchants dissatisfied with rigidity in social mobility.

  4. Gautam Buddha > In 6th C BC Born- Lumbini > Died- kushinagar > Bodhi- bodhgaya First sermon- sarnath

  5. SOME POINTS Vinay (discipline related), Sutta (Buddha's teachings), Abhidhamma pitaka (philosophy) Hinayana, Mahayana

  6. TEACHINGS order. influence of upanishads (non-violence, condemning the rituals and priestly domination, gyan marg) > Didn't recognize vedas. Doctrine of conditioned coproduction' (pratiptya samutpad)- one state of life leads to next state thus present keeps on shaping future unendingly. No stand on existence of God

  7. CONT Nirvana could be gained in lifetime by gaining knowledge. 4 noble truths for nirvana- A. Dukkha (sufferings) B. Dukkha samudaya (sufferings comes from desire) C. Dukkha nirodha (stop these desires for stopping sufferings) D. Dukkha nirodhgamini pratipad (way to stop i.e. Ashtangikamarg)

  8. ASHTANGIKMARG Right belief Right thought > Right speech >Right action > Right mean son livelihood Right conduct Right recollection Right meditation

  9. SOCIAL DIMENSION - Rejected caste system > Kshtriya- Brahmana- Vaishya- Shudra Kshtriya- Brahmana- Vai Slaves recognized. Women status wasn't equal to men. Buddha was against their entry in sangha. spread education.

  10. ECONOMIC DIMENSION Supported urban needs. > Practice of usury was allowed.