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Buddhism was 2,500 years ago, in India. Buddhism is the dominant religion of the Far East, and is increasingly popular in the West. One general doctrine agreed upon by Buddhists is: "We do not believe that this world is created and ruled by a God." However, they are not considered atheistic. , Their primary purpose of life is to end suffering. The Buddha taught that humans suffer because we continually strive after things that do not give lasting happiness. We desperately try to hold on to things important to us, and cause us to suffer. Buddha’s teachings were focused entirely on this problem and its solution. (LR)
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. This sight teaches you almost everything you wanna know aboutt he teachings of the Buddhist religion. (LR)
Buddhism is a religion that started getting highly involved around 2000-2500 years ago. It is a religion and a philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs, and practices. There are 2 major branches of this religion, one of these are, Theravada, The oldest surviving branch, has a widespread folloing in Sri Lanka, and Sourtheast Asia. (TW)
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This site shows, and explores the history, and the simple aspects of Buddhism
Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based largly on the teachings of
Siddhartha Gautama. Buddhists belive in karma, or actions that will bring a later consequence. They also belive in renincarnation untill you reach Nirvana, or nothingness. To reach Nirvana is the goal of buddhists. When you reach Nirvana you are free from sufferingt. Buddhism teaches that physical possesions bring on suffering. Buddhists follow the four noble truths and the eightfold path. (ET)
Buddhism started after Siddhartha Guatama, a.k.a. the awakened one, b.k.a. the buddha, became enlgithened after years and years of fasting and meditation by said person. After he became enlightened he began to teach the path to enlightenment in NE India and the religion eventually spread throughout central Asia at around 520 B.C. The holy text for buddhists is the Triptaka.
Buddhism is a tricky, but not impossible religion to grasp. The buddhists believe that life's purpose is to end suffering in the world and to achieve nirvana. Their concept of God varies from sect to sect. They believe also that there are four noble truths in life which are as follows: Life has suffering, that suffering is caused by desire, by renouncing that desire, one can attain Nirvana and after attaining that Nirvana, one must follow the middle way.
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- This link explains Buddhism completly. (ET)
This page will help to explain a lot of things about the buddhist religion. It wouldn't be a bad idea to cross check the facts though. (DF)
Buddhism is a major global religion with a complex history and system of beliefs. There is many main things about buddhism siddhartha g
Siddhartha Gautama was born about 583 BCE, in or near what is now Nepal. His father, King Suddhodana, was leader of a large clan called the Shakya. His mother, Queen Maya, died shortly after his birth.(WS)
When Prince Siddhartha was a few days old, a holy man prophesied the Prince would be either a great military conqueror or a great spiritual teacher. King Suddhodana preferred the first outcome and prepared his son accordingly. He raised the boy in great luxury and shielded him from knowledge of religion and human suffering. The Prince reached the age of 29 with little experience of the world outside the walls of his opulent palaces. (WS)
this is siddhartha gautmamas hole story (WS)
Buddhism started when a young prince named Siddhartha Gautama, later called Buddha searched for the meaning of suffering and badness. He was the most important person in Buddhism since he created it. He took 6 years to find answers and do yoga training, but couldn’t find anything so he sat under a Bodhi tree and found enlightenment. He changed his name to Buddha and changed people’s lives and beliefs.(AC)
Buddhism is a religion and philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha. They practiced yoga a lot because yoga gave them a chance to express themselves and let go all the bad and stress they had. This is how Buddhism started and changed lives forever.(AC)
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- this website tells you the introduction to buddhism and who started it.(AC)
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