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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
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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Theravada and Tibetan Bhikku Vinaya dialogue at Grepung Monastic University, India
The participants from Theravada tradition, Sri Lanka was organized by the Sri Lankan Tibetan Buddhist Brotherhood Society lead by Most Ven. Dr. Iththapana Dhammalankara Maha Nayake Thero.
Theravada Bhikku Kathikawath Bill in contravention with Constitution
Buddhismus - Die erste Nonne der Theravada-Tradition in Thailand
Darf eine Frau buddhistische Nonne sein? Diese Frage wird unterschiedlich beantwortet. In Taiwan etwa leiten mehr Nonnen als Mönche einen buddhistischen Tempel.
Asgiri Chapter Bhikkus oppose the Theravada Bhikku Kathikawatha Bill
Bhikkus representing the Asgiri Chapter has opposed the proposed Theravada Bhikku Kathikawatha Bill during a discussion yesterday. This event took place at Ven. Upali Maha Thero Memorial Hall in Asgiri Viharaya, Kandy and was headed by Chief Prelate ...
Plannen voor theravada nonnenklooster in de Ardennen
In 2010 vroeg Ayya Vimala (toen Margo) Ajahn Brahm diens advies over het ontwikkelen van theravada activiteiten in België. Dat kreeg een vervolg om retraites en gesprekken met monniken en nonnen te organiseren. Dit gebeurde in 2013 met Bhante ...

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