Essay On The History Of Buddhism
Islam: (610 - 1750) After the death of Muhammad the Prophet, …show more content…
However, some of his ideas caught on in the Mesopotamian and Sassanid Persian areas, where Islamic rulers tolerated the Nestorian minority. In the 7th century, Nestorian ideas were introduced to the Tang emperor and a small monastery was put up in Chang’an. The Nestorian church, called the ‘Church of the East”, expanded their ideas along the Central Asian trade routes, but was never widely popular in Rome. Nestorians found success under the tolerant Mongol Empire, but diminished alongside the fall of the Mongols.
Hinduism: (1 - 1750) Hinduism emerged as a revision of old Vedic religion with Dravidian and Buddhist elements, and gained popularity in India, becoming the prominent religion in the Gupta Empire. Early Hinduism may have spread when Brahmins entered Southeast Asia with trade. The adaptability of Hinduism encouraged a rapid spread throughout India. Under the Vijayanagara Empire, Hinduism was dispersed throughout Malaysia, the Philippines, and