chapter  6
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The Bauddha Dars´ana

By the middle of the sixth century BCE, most probably about the time the major Upanis.ads had been composed, a new mode of thinking revolutionized the philosophico-religious scene of India, and, in course of time, almost all of Asia. This event-if any event could be said to have the decisive impact on the destiny of the people not only in Asia but the world over-was the birth of Gautama Buddha.