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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.
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Theravada Vs Mahayana
Theravada & Mahayana. Buddhism. Gotama or Sekkyamnuni Buddha.
Theravada chaplaincy for death - imc
Theravada Buddhism in Nepal
The modern Theravada movement in Nepal has been given little attention by . And throughout the history of Theravada in Nepal contacts remained strong.
A Critical Analysis of the Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation

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U.S. Theravada Buddhist Temples accused of harboring pedophile monk
On Sunday, a group of protesters gathered at the Wat Dhammaram Theravada Buddhist temple, Southwest Side Chicago, after a report that a former monk at the temple, Camong Boa-Ubol, had sexually assaulted two girls, impregnating one of them.
Roseville man struck and killed on I-94 ramp was respected cook
Through it all, Prasomphol Fieser wrote, the cook relied on his Theravada Buddhist beliefs to help him through "many difficulties and challenges in his life.
National briefs: Southern California grocery workers reject deal
The group, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, marched near the entrance of Wat Dhammaram, a Theravada Buddhist temple.
7 biggest misconceptions about Thai food
No problem for Thailand's Theravada Buddhists.
Locarno Open Doors: Shanker Raman's TRAPPER'S SNARE
A large part of the film is set in a traditional theravada Buddhist monastery. The opportunity to actually film in one of these forest monasteries in Sri Lanka with real monks will be amazing.

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Theravada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What is Theravada Buddhism?
What Is Theravada?
Theravada Buddhism
Theravada Buddhism - BuddhaNet

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