BUDDHISM AND JAINISM

What are the causes for the growth of Buddhism and Jainism? The Vedic rituals were expensive and the sacrifices prescribed were very complicated and had lost their meaning, the caste system had become rigid. Supremacy of the Brahmins created unrest and all the religious texts were in Sanskrit, which was not understandable to the masses. … Read more BUDDHISM AND JAINISM

UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Physiographic divisions of India

Click here to download Geography – Physiography of India India is the seventh largest country in the world. It has land boundaries of 15,200 km and 6100 km long coast line. India’s landmass covers 3.28 million square kilometer of area. This accounts for nearly 2.42 percent of the total geographical area of the world. India … Read more UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Physiographic divisions of India

UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Bhakti Movement (8th – 18th Century)

UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Bhakti Movement (8th – 18th Century): Bhakti Movement – Origin, Saints, Timeline: Using devotion to achieve salvation was a key component of Bhakti movement which was started as a religious reformation in the medieval India. The period of 8th to 18th century is dedicated to the Bhakti movement where number … Read more UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Bhakti Movement (8th – 18th Century)

UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Buddhism and Jainism

UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Buddhism and Jainism: Jainism – Tirthankaras, Vardhaman Mahavira & Triratna. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Click here to download Vardhana Mahavira was the 24th Tirthankara (a great teacher) and is said to have propounded Jainism. The tenets … Read more UPSC Prelims 2020 Important Topics: Buddhism and Jainism