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Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
The 14 Precepts of Tiep Hien Buddhism
Buddhism is not one. The teaching of Buddhism is many. When Buddhism enters one country, that country always acquires a new form of Buddhism. Buddhism, in order to be Buddhism, must be suitable, appropriate to the psychology and the culture of the society...
Religions >> Buddhism
I entrust myself to earth, Earth entrusts herself to me. I entrust myself to Buddha, Buddha entrusts herself to me. In Buddhism, there are three gems: Buddha, the awakened one; Dharma, the way of understanding and loving; and Sangha, the community that lives...
Religions >> Buddhism
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic

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Teachings in Chinese Buddhism - BuddhaNet
Venerable Yin Shun's expertise and writings in Buddhism have been widely acknowledged by the Chinese Buddhists this century. The “Miao Yun Collection”  ...
Popular Deities of Chinese Buddhism (Illustrated) - BuddhaNet
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Chinese Buddhism and the Anti-Japan War - thezensite
9. This article examines the attitudes and responses of Chinese Buddhists with regard to the Sino-Japanese war of the 1930s and 1940s by focusing on two.
buddhism & buddhism in china - Indiana University Bloomington
early as A.D. 50, the influence of Buddhism did not clearly emerge in China until the patronage ...
orthodox chinese buddhism - 108自在語
Is Buddhism pessimistic about the future of humanity? In Orthodox Chinese Buddhism, Chan Master Sheng Yen address- es these and many other spiritual and ...

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In China, the state decides who can come back from the dead
In China, it's not easy to become a “living Buddha.” First come the years of meditation and discipline. Then comes the bureaucracy.
Rebirth and Zen
Indian Buddhism taught that while there is no essence to a person, there nonetheless was some central thing if only a bundle of consequences that traveled from one body to another. Chinese Buddhism, however, inherited a whole different idea of what a ...
Buddhist group leading global anti-Dalai Lama protests disbands
The announcement comes after a Reuters investigation revealed in December that China's ruling Communist Party backs the Buddhist religious sect behind the protests that have confronted the Dalai Lama in almost every country he visits.
Film on Chinese monk's visit to India hits screens next month
Xuan studied in India for 17 years and brought back many Buddhist sutras and translated them into Chinese.
In China, the state decides who can reincarnate
via Tribune News Service The Dalai Lama is helped as he leaves the temple following a Tibetan “long life ceremony” held for him in 2014 in Dharamsala, India.

Suggested Web Resources

Chinese Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese Buddhism (Han Chinese Buddhism) has played an extremely prominent and dynamic role in Buddhist history, particularly in East Asia. Over the course ...
Buddhism in China, Chinese Buddhism Facts and History
Buddhism is China's oldest foreign religion. It merged with native Daoism and folk religion. Modern Chinese Buddhists are generally also Taoists.
China Buddhism: History Development, Sects - Travel China Guide
Buddhism is the most important religion in China. It is generally believed that it spread to China in 67 AD during the Han Dynasty from Hotan in Xinjiang to ...
Timeline of Major Events in Chinese Buddhism - BuddhaNet
Major Events in Chinese Buddhism. 1st century CE, • Historical record has it that two Buddhist monks, Kasyapa and Dharmaraksha, from India in 68 AD, arrived ...
Buddhist Studies: Mahayana Buddhism: Chinese - BuddhaNet
In this way, the Chinese people learnt about Buddhism so that by the middle of the first century C.E., a community of Chinese Buddhists was already in existence  ...

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