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Gautama Buddha

enlightenment. Gaumata was meditating for a long time when finally while he was sitting under a Bo tree he had attained the enlightenment he was looking for. It is for this reason he got the name Buddha, meaning the enlightened one. Buddha became a traveling teacher and taught everyone his discovery. Buddha did not write any of his lessons down. He taught about the Four Noble Truths, (1) life is suffering, (2) all suffering is caused by ignorance, (3) Ending ignorance will end suffering, and (4) The...

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Aerobic: Gautama Buddha and Aerobics

know it is important as it not only keeps our physical appearance in shape but also our health is taken care of. “To keep the body in good health is a duty...otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” said by Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C. Aerobics is just another way of keeping in shape if we choose not to go to the gym or play sports but do not look down at aerobics as you can really feel your muscles being worked hard as this is quite...

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Buddha

Buddha “The Enlightened” or “Awakened One” Siddhartha Gautama, or better know as Buddha, was born a Prince to King of the Shakyas tribe in 600 BCE in Nepal (formerly Northern India). Siddhartha’s mother died seven days after giving birth, but it was prophesized that her son would become a great King, military leader or spiritual leader. After his wife’s death the King built their son his own palace to shelter him from, not only religion, but the hardships and miseries of the world. Before...

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Buddha & Mahavira

Buddha Gautama Buddha or Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha) was a spiritual teacher from the Indian subcontinent [note 1], on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.[6] The word Buddha is a title for the first awakened being in an era. In most Buddhist traditions, Siddhartha Gautama is regarded as the Supreme Buddha of our age, "Buddha" meaning "awakened one" or "the enlightened one Gautama taught a Middle Way compared to the severe asceticism found in the Sramana (renunciation) movement [7] common in his...

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Gautama Buddha and Siddhartha Study Guide

According to Siddhartha, what can one learn? Explain this. A- According to him, one can learn whatever they wish to achieve enlightenment. 7. Who is Gotama? What does the author think of him? A- Gotama is Buddha or the Illustrious One that Govinda goes to learn from. 8. What does Siddhartha do with the oldest Samana? What does that feat show? A- Siddhartha wishes permission to leave to hear the teachings of another and the oldest...

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Gautam Buddha

Knowledge Today Gautam Buddha Gautam Buddha founded Buddhism and is known as Supreme Buddha or ammāsambuddha or samyaksaṃbuddha. He was born in Lumbini, a little principality of Kapilvastu in modern day Nepal. His childhood name was Siddhartha. He was son of Shuddodhana a leader of the Shakya clan. The capital of this Sakya clan was Kapilvastu and it was not a monarchy but a sort of Republic. Queen Mahamaya was the name of mother of Gautam Buddha. The birth of Buddha is celebrated as Vesaka...

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Siddhartha Gautama Biography

Siddhartha Gautama Biography Siddhartha Gautama, Gautama Buddha, Shakyamuni or formally known as Buddha is a famous for his teachings of Buddhism from 563- 483 BCE. It is believed that Buddha was born in present day Nepal. He was born into a royal family, his father being Suddhodana, an elected chief of the shakya clan, and his mother being Queen Maha Maya, and, was a Koliyan princess. There is a rumor that goes along with Siddhartha’s conceiving. On the said night his mother dreamt that a white...

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Buddhism and Siddhartha Gautama

tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development and the attainment of a deep insight into the true nature of life. There are 376 million followers worldwide. Buddhists seek to reach a state of nirvana, following the path of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who went on a quest for Enlightenment around the sixth century BC. There is no belief in a personal god. Buddhists believe that nothing is fixed or permanent and that change is always possible. The path to Enlightenment is through the...

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Siddhartha Gautama and the Impact of Buddhism

 Buddhism is one of the oldest and greatest religions of our world. It originated in the life and teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, an Indian Prince. Although he taught primarily in southeastern India, it spread to Central Asia, Southeast Asia, China, Korea, Japan, and eventually the rest of the world. Its teachings stress achieving enlightenment and escaping the cycle of life, death, and rebirth, which generate suffering. After his Awakening, or epiphany, he discovered the Four Noble Truths...

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"Little Buddha" - A Summary and Review

Summary:Little Buddha starts with a Buddhist monk, Lama Norbu, going to Seattle in search of Jesse Conrad, a boy who Lama Norbu believes may be the reincarnation of Lama Norbus old teacher, Lama Dorje. Lama Norbu and his fellow monks find Jesse and his family, and after an awkward first meeting gives Jesse a book called Little Buddha, which is read to him over the course of the movie to teach him the history and basic points of Buddhism. We get to watch what is being read to Jesse, so there is a...

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