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Factors that account for the rapid expansion of Buddhism during Buddha’s lifetime

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Royal Patronage & Lay Supporters

See Buddha’s supporters patronize and help in the spread of Buddhism

Personality of the Buddha

  • Born to be a king and was given a princely education so he used this skills in His teaching and in His organization of the Sangha.
  • He was a great teacher and went out of His way to convert those he knew had the latent wisdom and mental qualities to realize the Dhamma.
  • He was a first class debator and speaker. He possessed the ability to discern minds of the listeners and piched His lessons at their level.
  • He uses gradual talk to convert the people.
  • The people were impressed by Him and looked upon Him as an ordinary person; very approachable and gentle.

Appeal of the Dhamma

Strength of the Sangha; role of the chief disciples; role of women

Location

Source

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