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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
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
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Deva worship and Buddhism
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Gods and the Universe in Buddhist Perspective
defeated by Sakka, king of devas and driven to another part of the heavens. Vepacitti's asuras are a class of devas and intermarry with devas.
A Condemned Saint: Devadatta
In the human realm, one might long for the peace and bliss of the deva world.

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Deva (Buddhism) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iṣṭha-deva(tā) (Buddhism) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
12 Devas - Twelve Deva Guardians of Esoteric Buddhism in Japan
Juniten, 12 Deva Guardians, Twelve Celestials - Digital Dictionary of Buddhism in Japan. Photo Database.
The Six Realms -- Buddhist Six Realms of Existence and Samsara
In Buddhist tradition, the Deva realm is populated by godlike beings who enjoy great power, wealth and long life. They live in splendor and happiness.
Wisdom Quarterly: American Buddhist Journal: What are Devas? A
Oct 27, 2008 It scarcely matters since the most important thing is that one has an idea what devas are and what they do. Below is one list.

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