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Buddhists in Tibet

For over 2000 years Buddhists in Tibet have lived freely and independently, but in 1949-50 that all change when China invaded and took control....

The History Of Buddhism

Soon after Buddha's death or parinirvana, five hundred monks met at the first council at Rajagrha, under the leadership of Kashyapa. Upali recited the...

Buddhism – Religion or Philosophy

The Buddha's Words on Kindness This is what should be done Be the one who is skilled in goodness,And who knows the path of...

In the Name of Buddha

It is fascinating how belief in something or other could be so powerful and yet deadly. Over the centuries people committed themselves to religion...

Theravadan Buddhism Essay

Throughout history there have been numerous religions and theologies that men and women have entrusted their lives and ways of living to. One of...

The Concept of Dukkha in Buddhism

From its origins in India to its expansion North to Tibet and East through China and eventually Japan, Buddhism has undergone many changes. These...

Zen Buddhism Essay

Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha (the enlightened one), in southern Nepal in the fifth and sixth centuries B. C....

Buddhism in India, China, Japan and other eastern cultures

For over 2000 years Buddhism has existed as an organized religion. By religion we mean that it has a concept of the profane, the...

Buddhism, like Christianity

In reading this account on Buddhism, the goal is, for you (the reader) to understand a fascinating belief system, that has been around since...

Buddhist Monks Aim for Nirvana

Buddhism states that there is a path to happiness and the Buddha can lead you there. Buddhist monks of all different orders are trying...

Hinduism vs Buddhism

It is first of all necessary to establish what is meant by the term "God". This term is used to designate a Supreme Being...

Tibetan Buddhists Essay

For over 2000 years Buddhists in Tibet have lived freely and independently, but in 1949-50 that all change when China invaded and took control....

Buddhism, Tolerant Religion

Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion in the world, as its teachings can coexist with any other religions. Buddhism has a very long...

Ethics In Buddhism And Change Over Time

Ethics in a particular belief system, is a moral philosophy or set of moral principles and rules of conduct that a group of people...

Siddhartha Gautama

Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha, was born in the sixth century B. C. in what is now modern Nepal. His father, Suddhodana, was...

Buddhism, The Most Tolerant Religion In The World

Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion in the world, as its teachings can coexist with any other religion's. However, this is not a...

Buddhism, At a High School Level

Buddhism, founded in the late 6th century BC by Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha), is an important religion in most of the countries of Asia....

The origin, traditional Buddhism

The origin, traditional Buddhism began in the 6th century BC with the historical personage born Siddhartha Gautama, but better known by a variety of...

Buddhism Of Theravada And Mahayana

A question asked by many people is " What is the difference between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism? " To find the answer let us...

The birth of the first Buddha

The birth of the first Buddha started out with a dream. Queen Maha-Maya of the Sakya warrior caste had a dream when the moon...

Buddhism as the most tolerant religion in the world

Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion in the world, as its teachings can coexist with any other religions. Buddhism has a very long...

Christianity And Buddhism

This paper is a comparison between two very different religions. Specifically Christianity and Buddhism. Coming from opposite sides of the globe these two religions...

Hinduism vs Buddhism

The concept of God It is first of all necessary to establish what is meant by the term "God". This term is used to...