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(1) The Monastics
The Monastic Life: Some background information on the Monastic tradition.
Ordination Procedure: The Ordination Procedure in the Theravada tradition.
The Buddhist Monks' Robes: Chinese, Tibetan and Theravadin.
Lay Buddhist Guide to the Monk's Rules: A guide to the monk's rules as it relates to lay people.
(2) Buddhist Pilgrimage
A Pilgim's Guide to India: This section is especially designed for those who intend to visit Buddhist sacred places in India. It should give you a good idea of how to plan your itinerary as well as provide you with information about the sacred places not given in ordinary guide books.
A Pilgim's Guide to Sri Lanka: "The Sacred Island" a Buddhist pilgrim's guide to th sacred places in Sri Lanka.

In Search of the Buddha: The Buddhist Four Holy Sites.

Significance of Pilgrimage: The tradition and the meaning of Buddhist pilgrimage.
Birth place: Lumbini: The birth of the Buddha in the Lumbini Gardens.
Enlightenment: Bodh Gaya: The Buddha's Enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree at Gaya.
First teaching: Sarnath: Known as the 'Turning the Wheel of the Dharma'.
Passing away: Kushinagar: The Parinibbana, or the Final Enlightenment of the Buddha.
(3) About Buddhism

Schools of Buddhism: The two main Schools: Theravada and Mahayana

Gautama Buddha: Biographical notes on the Buddha.
Theravada Countries: Traditions of Sri Lanka Burma Thailand Cambodia Laos Bangladesh.
Mahayana Countries: Traditions of Tibet China Nepal Vietnam Korean Japan Indonesia.
A Guide to Japanese Buddhism: A multipurpose guidebook, by the Japan Buddhist Federation.
The Spread of Buddhism: in South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Across the Himalayas, and in the West.

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