Newar Buddhism

Newar Buddhism

Buddhism that practiced by the Newar people mainly in the Kathmandu Valley and its periphery is called Newar Buddhism. It is Tantric Buddhism and therefore Mahayana and Vajrayana. I...

Religious foundations

John K Locke has prepared a large and laborious work Buddhist monasteries of Nepal. It is content of all information about the matter. So I present the summery from the work about N...

Literature

One of the notable peculiarities of Newar Buddhism is the preservation and use of Sanskrit Buddhist Literature in their daily life. Dr Sunita Kumar Chatterji remarks on this matter...

Future of Newar Buddhism

There is very clear evidence which shows that Newar Buddhism is declining. The main reasons are (1). traditions of caste barriers which have resulted are not initiating the mixed ca...

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