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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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However, somebody said something after the Cessna first overflew the course trailing a banner - which was a reference to his Buddist background - asking the superstar: "Tiger: Did you mean Bootyism?
It was easy for the Japanese to accept the aesthetic criterion of hakkei because nature was part of their lives and they had a long tradition of tanka (short lyric poetry), which not only described the beauty of life and nature but also often referred to places noted in connection with Shintoist and Buddist deities and historic events.
The prominent Buddist religious leader who fled to India after China took political sovereignty over Tibet learned of Samen's 25 years of experience working with high-risk births in the U.
Ten percent of all the brand's profits are destined to the Asian Classics Input project, which rescues and translates ancient Buddist texts.
The book, compiled by Reverend Alan Boyd, includes sections of scripture and prayers from Sikh, Hindu, Baha'i, Jewish, Buddist, Muslim and Christian faiths.
The Borobudur Buddist temple is situated 24 kilometres northwest of the ancient city of Yogyakarta, which was devastated by the earthquake.
The Tuladhars of Kathmandu: A study of Buddist Tradition in a Newar merchant community.
Further afield there are two-day Tibetan yantra yoga courses at the Kinselling retreat centre at Crickadarn in Powys and Buddist meditation retreats at Pentwyn Manor, Knighton.
Demos, 55 and still a Buddist, now heads the White Wave division of Dean Foods that's projected to generate $1.
Dominant Buddist countries are Japan and Thailand, dominant Catholic countries are Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Venezuela, dominant Hindu countries are India and Nepal, the dominant Judaic country is Israel, dominant Muslim countries are Algeria, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Turkey, dominant Orthodox countries are Belarus, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, and Ukraine, dominant Protestant countries are Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
1992, A History of Buddist Philosophy--Continuities and Discontinuities, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu.
The rebirth of souls in Hindu and Buddist traditions brings the karma of past lives to the new embryo, endowing it with spirit and a previous history that makes it deserving of respect.
and Minamoto no Tamenori's Japanese Buddist tale Sanboe (10th c.
I witnessed Buddist monks burning themselves, as well as a bombing incident that occurred at the International Hotel in Saigon--Steve Pierce, c/o James W.
Because the best teas grow high up amongst some of China's most beautiful mountains, and because of the ancient link between famous teas and Buddist temples and monasteries where tea was originally cultivated, many of the tea plantations that Adams set out to find are also tourist attractions, places of pilgrimage, beauty spots, or historic sites.