The book consists of a comprehensive study of the life and teachings of Gautam Buddha and the author’s long stay at Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Sarnath, Rajgriha, Buddha Gaya, Kusinara and other holy places hallowed by the feet of Buddha. Pictures and illustrations are also included in the book.
Gautam Buddha’s birth, his education, his marriage and his gaining enlightenment have been given in interesting details in this book. The author has started with a write up of the pre Buddhist era and ended with Buddhism after Mahaparinirvana and the essence of Buddha’s teachings and his contribution. Also discussed are the topics like the spread of Buddhism outside India in places like Ceylon, Burma, Siam, Cambodia, Korea, Japan, Tibet and other places and the decline of Buddhism in India