Buddhism

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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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The number of "nightstand Buddhists" as they have been called (those who keep a book of Buddhist sayings on their nightstand) is often thought to be larger than the number of people who actually call themselves Buddhists.
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