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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
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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
How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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THE ORIGINS OF BUDDHISM. Professor Russell Kirkland. Department of Religion.
Aspects of Buddhism in Indian History
Aspects of Buddhism in Indian History. By. L.
Review: The Origin of Buddhist Meditation by Alexander Wynne
Buddhism in Myanmar: A Short History
Nov 9, 1998 This Wheel booklet offers a short history of Buddhism in.
Three Dimensions of Buddhist Studies
those limitations. The scope of Buddhology includes the origins of Buddhist doctrines and the biographies of prominent figures in the history of Buddhism.

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Religion and Philosophy: The Origins of Buddhism
Buddhism, founded in the late 6th century B.C.E.
Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The origins of Mahāyāna are still not completely understood.
Buddhism Origins, Buddhism History, Buddhism Beliefs
Most historians agree that Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century B.C.E.
Origins of Buddhism - The Art of Asia - Buddhism
THE ORIGINS OF BUDDHISM. Professor Russell Kirkland. Department of Religion.

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