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Buddhist Migration Timeline!

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Harrison Flynn

on 25 January 2013

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Buddha was born and his
mother died 7 days after he
was born. It all happened in Kapilavastu. 405 BCE This is the Death of the Buddha. All the monks and citizens are surrounding him 405 BCE 480 BCE They made the very first Buddhist Council, at Rajagrha! 350 BCE The second Buddhist Council was at Vaisali. 300 BCE Buddhism arrived in
South East Asia. 272 BCE Emperor Asoka Became the king. 247 BCE Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka by Mahinda. Indian Buddhists settle in Southeast Asia. 1st cent. CE Chinese monks go to Korea and spread Buddhism around the country 372 CE India had a visitor from China, Fa-hsien. 399-414 520 Bodhidharma came into China. Korea shared Buddhism with the Japanese. 552
Mahayana Buddhism in Indonesia. 618-907 T'ang Dynasty was the golden age of Buddhism in China. 7th cent Buddhism is virtually extinct in India. mid-12th cent. Mongolian leader Kublai Khan agree to follow Tibetan Buddhism. 1253 Theravada Buddhism went to Laos. 14th cent. Life of the fifth Dalai Lama and beginning of rule of Tibet by Dalai Lamas. 1617-82 International Network of Engaged Buddhists founded. Buddhism Migration Timeline!
Mahayana Buddhism is also called the Great Vehicle, is one form of well known Buddhism in North Asia, China, Mongolia, Tibet, Korea, and Japan. It is the more original version of the Buddha's teachings. The Mahayana follows the Theravada tradition, but also has a lot of philosophical and devotional texts. The most special teaching of the Mahayana is caring for others that is something you get or a component of enlightenment is manifest in bodhisattvas. Mahayana Theravada Theravada Buddhism the "Doctrine of the Elders," is the school of Buddhism that shows its scriptural inspiration from the Tipitaka, or Pali canon, which scholars usually agree has the earliest surviving record of the Buddha's teachings. For many centuries, Theravada has been the unique religion of Southeast Asia. Countries like Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Sri Lanka. Today, the number of Theravada Buddhists in the world have definitely got more than 100 million people worldwide. In the last few years, Theravada has started to take root in the West. Vajrayana Buddhism also called the "Diamond" or "Thunderbolt Vehicle," is a one of the Buddhism that developed in India in the 5th century C.E. It is sometimes discussed as a type of Mahayana Buddhism or if it is a unique path between Mahayana and Theravada. This is the way the tradition is used, as the final step of the Buddha's teachings. It is usually accepted that Vajrayana Buddhism came out of the Mahayana in India, probably in the 6th-7th centuries. It did quickly spread out of India and became settled in several parts of the Buddhist countries, especially in Tibet, where it became the dominant form of Buddhism. The Vajrayana is mosly referred as, Tibetan Buddhism. Vajrayana Zen Zen Buddhism is a mix of Indian Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism. It began in China, then to Korea and Japan, and became very popular in the West from the mid 20th century. The principle of Zen is trying to know the meaning of life directly, without being wrong by the thought or language. Zen techniques are similar with other faiths and are usually used by Christians. Nichiren Buddhism! The title of the Lotus Sutra in its Japanese translation is Myoho renge kyo But to Nichiren, Myoho renge kyo was way more than the title of a Buddhist books, it was the expression, in words, of the Law of life which all Buddhist teachings in a way or another to look for the truth. Nichiren 1989 Thank you

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