Hindu and Buddhist Kings of Indian Sub-continent Md Aseer Jubair Khan Majlish
Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia^ Inden 1978, p.67He completed his final work, The Buddha and His Dhamma, in 1956An Introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, History and PracticesAccording to the 1901 census of British India, which included modern Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Pakistan, the total population was 294.4 million, of which total Buddhists were 9.5 million
During the early period of Chinese Buddhism, the Indian Buddhist sects recognized as important, and whose texts were studied, were the Dharmaguptakas, Mahsakas, Kyapyas, Sarvstivdins, and the Mahsghikas. Complete vinayas preserved in the Chinese Buddhist canon include the Mahsaka Vinaya (TReligion in India ISBN978-0-521-85942-4He then proceeded to convert an estimated 500,000 of his supporters who were gathered around himA Dictionary of BuddhismOxford University PressBuddhism was virtually extinct in British Raj by the end of the 19th century, except from its Himalayan region, east and some niche locationsState patronage of Buddhism took the form of land grant foundations.^ Guang XingBrief Muslim accounts and the one eye-witness account of Dharmasmavim in wake of the conquest during the 1230s talk about abandoned viharas being used as camps by the Turukshahs. Later historical traditions such as Taranathas are mixed with legendary materials and summarised as "the Turukshah conquered the whole of Magadha and destroyed many monasteries and did much damage at Nalanda, such that many monks fled abroad" thereby bringing about a demise of Buddhism with their destruction of the Viharas.
^ Warder, AK; Indian Buddhism, page 486 ^ Ahir, D.Crvakayna Pratyekabuddhayna Bodhisattvayna State patronage of Buddhism took the form of land grant foundations.Indian Buddhism: A Survey With Bibliographical NotesThe Indian dhyana master Buddhabhadra was the founding abbot and patriarch of the Shaolin TempleWhile dedicating a new Buddhist vihara near Pune, Dr 48a4f088c3