Book From The

Himalayan region

The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet

Price: USD 12

Product ID: 81-86230-15-7


Author: Bu-ston


The book begins with the life of the Buddha and ends with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan lotsavas and Indian pandits of the 12th and 13th century. The quotations from both sutra and sastra has made it possible to get a clear aspects of the principal sources from which Bu-ton has compled his history, and which have likewise later on served as basis for the work of Taranthana. The History of Buddhism in Tibet begins with the genealogy of the early legendary Tibetan kings, commencing with Song-tsen Gampo.