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Title: History of Buddhism: Its Advent and Spread in Darjeeling Hills
Other Titles: Karatoya, NBU J. Hist. Vol 10, March 2017, p 20 - 40
Authors: Lama, Sudash
Lepcha, Gyamit
Keywords: Himalayan region
Viharas or Gompas
Tibetan Buddhism
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: The religious blending of North Bengal and the Himalayan countries held themselves together from the seventh century. In Tibet Buddhism developed into a state religion after the days of Guru Padmasambhava 's visit. From then onwards Tibetan Buddhis"! spread to Sikkim, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Bhutan, Subsequently after the decline of the Palas and the Senas, the Buddhism disappeared from Bengal and the main land of India but Tibet preserved and developed Buddhism. It spreads towards Himalayan states of Sikkim and Darjeeling areas.
ISSN: 2229-4880
Appears in Collections:Karatoya Vol.10 (March 2017)

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