Buddhism


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  • noun

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a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha

the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

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Islamic and Buddhist World Views, Respect for Diversity as the Basis of Tolerance in Sufism and Buddhism, Islam, Buddhism and Contemporary Challenges to Global Peace and Present-day Militaristic Tendencies in Islam and Buddhism: A Critical Perspective.
Nelson's basic thesis, presented in this chapter, is that the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries are characterized by unique historical and social circumstances that differ dramatically from anything Buddhism has ever encountered (10).
Righteous killing evoking the narrative of the bodhisattva Vajrapani's subjugation of Rudra (a Vedic god associated with wind, storms, or the hunt), and the particular ritual of "liberation" (sgrol ba), form the backbone of this impressive study, which painstakingly introduces the reader to the rich context of the development of Buddhism upon the Tibetan plateau.
A seminal work of scholarship, "Record of Miraculous Events in Japan" will prove to be invaluable to students of Buddhism and a unique, cored addition to academic library Buddhist Studies reference collections and supplemental reading lists.
This means that naturalising Buddhism is not necessarily foreign to Buddhism tout court, even though there are some Buddhists who would object to the whole enterprise.
Stewart began practicing Nichiren Buddhism after a couple of friends who practice the religion encouraged her to get involved.
First, I redefine Judaism and Buddhism and explore their multi-dimensionality in today's Western contemporary societies, as both religious and secular traditions.
The first six chapters provide comprehensive and detailed overviews of the archaeological, geographical and historical background to central India and the Sanchi region; all this is contextualised in an outline of current theories of Buddhism, urbanism and the state--themes that are returned to later in the work.
The project will study the religion, its history and temples, and its influence on Bhutanese society, Seiji Kumagai, a Kyoto University assistant professor of Buddhism, said in announcing the plan Thursday.
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Buddhism has a simple coherent philosophy, and many seek to place its value in their lives.
Buddhism has been an integral part of the life and society of Thai Buddhists, it is the root of Thai culture and way of life for the people.
Children from Kyrgyzstan visited Nanshan Buddhism Culture Center in China on December 4, reported the president's press service.
TIBETAN BUDDHISM AND MODERN PHYSICS: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge by Vic Mansfield.
Conversion and Belonging in Buddhism and Christianity.