Consider the following statements with respect to Buddhism:
- Buddism denied moksha and beleived in nirvana to get rid of birth and death
- Third Buddhist council was held in Patliputra under patronage of Ashoka
- Sutta pitaka (one of tripitika) consists of rules and regulations for those who joined monastic order and sangha
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Third statement is incorrect because sutta pitika consists of teachings of Buddha and a few of his closest disciples. Vinay Pitika consists of rules and regulation of conduct governing the daily affairs for sangha.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module