Buddhism

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Buddhism

Buddhism

Relationship with god:Buddhist people don't refuge gods but they only ask help from gods. Lot of Buddhist gods can be attracted to you by mind requesting. If they take your requesting into consider, they will show it by dream or some sign. Founder:Buddhism was founded about 2,500 years ago by Guatama Siddharta, a Hindu Prince who rejected his status and upbringing and became a monk. Sacred Texts:There are a vast number of Buddhist scriptures and religious texts, which are commonly divided into the categories of canonical and non-canonical. The former, also called the Sutras or Suttas are believed to be, either literally or metaphorically, the actual words of the Buddha. The latter are the various commentaries on canonical texts, other treatises on the Dharma, and collections of quotes, histories, grammarsRituals:Buddhism incorporates a variety of rituals and practices, which are intended to aid in the journey to enlightenment and bring blessings on oneself and others. The practice of meditation is central to nearly all forms of Buddhism, and it derives directly from the Buddha’s experiences and teachings. Meditation is is the central focus of Zen Buddhism and the only way to liberation in Theravada Buddhism. Basic Belief:One fundamental belief of Buddhism is often referred to as reincarnation the concept that people are reborn after dying. In fact, most individuals go through many cycles of birth, living, death and rebirth.

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Indian Buddhist women are also taugth the way of the monks.

Historically, Buddhism spread from India throughout Asia. Buddhism began in northeastern India, the birthplace of Buddha, and from there spread along trade routes

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There are several Gods and Goddesses. The main God in Buddhism is Kamma 'the action' or dids of a being.

Traditionally, Buddha's Birthday is known as Vesak or Visakah Puja. Vesak is the major Buddhist festival of the year as it celebrates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha on the one day.


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