In the words of one of the Buddha's disciples:

Hsüan Tsung's long reign thus ended troubled by this rebellion, which substantially impaired the strength of the state for the rest of the history of the dynasty.

Buddhist meditation deals exclusively with the everyday phenomena of human consciousness.
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For eliminating these three taints, O monks, the four foundations of mindfulness should be cultivated.[13] This same emphasis has persisted even to the present era in some sections of the Buddhist world, as described by the Venerable Nyanasatta Thera: The great importance of the Discourse on Mindfulness (i.e.


This is the celebrated monument of Buddha Gaya.

In the words of the Venerable Nyanaponika Thera, a renowned Buddhist scholar and monk:
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It fouled Anglo-Chinese relations; it permeated racial stereotyping; and it corrupted -- and still does -- most non-Chinese writing on the entire course of China's history.


Buddha Nature - Thrangu Rinpoche

In traditionally Buddhist countries novices often seek a learned monk or meditation master and ask to be assigned a specific meditation subject.[7] In the Occident this is virtually impossible.

“Though beginningless, it has an end

The earliest history of India is covered separately at "" and "." The affinities of Indian languages are also covered at "."Readers should treat with caution some scholarship and a great deal of the material on the internet about the Indus Valley Civilization and its relationship to Classical Indian civilization, or all of civilization.

It is pure by nature and has the quality of permanence

The popular Western notion of Buddhist monks spending a lifetime with nearly every available moment dedicated to meditative seclusion is not supported by the recorded teachings of the Buddha nor the accounts of the daily activities of the Buddha and his followers.

Visions or Epileptic Seizures - Ellen G. White

While Indian history begins with some confidence with the Mauyras, the Nandas are now emerging into the light of history with a little more distinctness.

Buddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology - BuddhaNet

As Jan Nattier has said recently [, University of Hawai'i Press, 2003]:

...the writing of history in the strict sense does not begin in India until the 12th century, with the composition of Kalhan.a's .