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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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He made Philip acknowledge that those South Germans whom he saw in the Jesuit church were every bit as firmly convinced of the truth of Roman Catholicism as he was of that of the Church of England, and from that he led him to admit that the Mahommedan and the Buddhist were convinced also of the truth of their respective religions.
It is Sakya Muni himself,' the lama half sobbed; and under his breath began the wonderful Buddhist invocation:
The Curator would have detained him: they are few in the world who still have the secret of the conventional brush-pen Buddhist pictures which are, as it were, half written and half drawn.
A shaven, crouching Balti, who had come down with the horses, and who was nominally some sort of degraded Buddhist, fawned upon the priest, and in thick gutturals besought the Holy One to sit at the horseboys' fire.
Aren't Buddhists supposed to be compassionate and pacifist?
Sri Lankadeclared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to stop the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said, after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community.
Some Buddhists nationalists have also protested against the presence in Sri Lanka of asylum seekers from mostly Buddhist Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority.
Statement from a consultation in Yangon, Myanmar, 16-20 January 2017, organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Network for Interfaith Concerns of the Anglican Communion (NIFCON), which brought together about 70 Buddhists and Christians from Finland, India, Japan, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.
The Buddhists monks visited sacred places in Taxila and Takht Bai along with the officials of NH and LH Division to perform their religious rituals and departed for Sri Lanka after the concluding ceremony on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY * The Vatican has called on Catholics and Buddhists to work together to teach wider society the value of a nonviolent lifestyle, saying in a letter for an upcoming Buddhist holiday that the founders of the two faiths were alike in their promotion of peacemaking.
celebrated its Golden Jubilee last week attended by Buddhists and well wishers from all over America.
This makes the book more than just a specialized study of one sidebar in the Buddhist epistemological tradition; it is, rather, a lucid overview of the various sorts of reasons Buddhists adduced to reject Brahmin arguments for the ontological status of caste, from the earliest canonical writings to the last centuries of Buddhism's flourishing in India.
Jointly proposed by Buddhist communities in Chinese mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao in 2005, World Buddhist Forum was established as a platform for Buddhists to communicate and cooperate.
The Buddhist circuit is a globally important route for over 500 million Buddhists, along the life of Buddha across Nepal and India - from Lumbini, where he was born; Bodhgaya where he attained enlightenment; to Kushinagar; where Buddha achieved salvation.
AN overnight curfew in Mandalay restored calm in Burma's second-biggest city yesterday following two nights of violent rampages by extremist Buddhists.