Institute: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Topic: Themes in Indian History Part 1 - A History of Buddhism - Sanchi Stupa
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A History of Buddhism - Sanchi Stupa
- A brief review of religious histories of Vedic religion, Jainism, Vaisnavism, Saivism.
- Focus on Buddhism.
Story of discovery: Sanchistupa
Excerpt: Reproduct on of sculptures from Sanchi.
Discussion: Waysin which sculpture has been interpreted by historians, other sources for reconstructing the history of Buddhism.
- Discuss the major religious developments in early India.
- Introduce strategies of visual analysis and their usein reconstructing histories of religion.