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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 reminded followers that Meak Bochea Day celebrates the day Buddha declared the creation of 'Buddhism' in 588BC on the day of a full moon, symbolising the end of the Hindu calendar month Magha - or Meak in Khmer - after being enlightened for nine months.
Curator Muhammad Asif and Archaeology focal person Nawazuddin briefed the visiting dignitaries on the archaeological sites in Peshawar, Buddhism, gallery of Buddhist statues, antiques and artifacts.
A few days after the Parliament concluded, Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933), a prominent Ceylonese Buddhist invited to the Parliament to represent "Southern Buddhism," lectured about the topic in Chicago's Athenaeum Building under the auspices of the Chicago Theosophical Society.
Hong Kong [China], May 15 ( ANI ): A county in China's south-west Sichuan Province has imposed a ban on Indian monks teaching Buddhism on grounds that it could breed separatism.
She explained to us how she came into Buddhism and converted to a nun, and how she lives her daily life, which we found out at times can be very similar to our own as she informed us about how she would be visiting her daughter in London for Christmas!
In early Buddhism, although Buddhist discipleship diversified from an exclusively monastic community to a fourfold assembly (parisd)-male monastics, female monastics, laymen, and laywomen (e.g., A.ii.132) monastics continued to be regarded as de facto leaders in religious tasks.
Esoteric Buddhism in Medieval Maritime Asia: Networks of Masters, Texts, Icons.
Scholars of Esoteric Buddhism, or Tantric Buddhism explore Chinese perspective on the origin of Esoteric Buddhism; Chan, Chinese religion, and Esoteric Buddhism; scriptures and practices in their Tibetan context; Tibetan Buddhism in China; Esoteric Buddhism in Dunhuang; Esoteric Buddhism in the Tangus Xixia and Yugur spheres; and Esoteric Buddhism in the Dali Kingdom (Yunnan).
The Beat Generation's famous engagement with Buddhism is a paradox of rebellion and reconciliation.
Buddhism, a religion which voices peace, understanding, and tolerance, is considered, as one the most peaceful ideologies in the World today.
The Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism joined hands with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Wednesday, on invigorating overseas promotion of Korean Buddhism.
In India on one hand we have the use of medieval history where the Muslim Kings are presented as 'aggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer', on the other now we are witnessing the distortion of ancient history being marshalled to undermine Buddhism vis-a-vis Brahmanism.
For anyone interested in the growing study of Buddhism and film, I recommend Sharon A.
Buddhism in a dark age: Cambodian monks under Pol Pot