What are the main features of Buddhist education?
The main subjects of Buddhist education were spinning, weaving, printing of the cloth, tailoring, accountancy, painting, Ayurveda, surgery etc. Besides these subjects, different arts and crafts also formed an essential part of the curriculum.
What is the role of teacher in Buddhist education?
The teachers were highly qualified. The aim of Buddhist Education is to make a free man, a wise, intelligent, moral, non-violent & secular man. The teachers were the guardian of the students. They were responsible for physical, mental, spiritual and moral development of the students.
What is Buddhist period?
Buddhism arose in northeastern India sometime between the late 6th century and the early 4th century bce, a period of great social change and intense religious activity. There is disagreement among scholars about the dates of the Buddha’s birth and death.
What is Buddhist culture?
Buddhist culture is exemplified through Buddhist art, Buddhist architecture, Buddhist music and Buddhist cuisine. As Buddhism expanded from the Indian subcontinent it adopted artistic and cultural elements of host countries in other parts of Asia.
How does Buddhism affect the culture?
Buddhism laid emphasis on non-violence and the sanctity of animal life. The Hindus were originally meat eaters but due to the influence of Buddhism became vegetarian. Thus Buddhism exercised a tremendous influence on India culture. It enriched religion, art, sculpture, language and literature of India.
What are some traditions in Buddhism?
Widely observed practices include taking refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha, observance of moral precepts, Buddhist monasticism, Buddhist meditation, and the cultivation of the Paramitas (perfections, or virtues).
Which is Buddhist country?
Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka are the major Buddhist countries (over 70% of population practicing) while Japan, Laos, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and Vietnam have smaller but strong minority status.