Buddhism

Facts About Buddhism

Founder

Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) an Indian prince

High Power

Don't belive in god belive's every living thing should be treated with respect

Date Founded

C.520 BCE

Adherents (followers)

360 millions (1)

Size Rank

Fourth largest world religion

Sacred Text (holy book)

Pail canon (Triptaka) numerous

Spiritual Leaders

Monk (lama in Tibetan Buddhism)

Unlimate Reality

None nothing perminet

Major Holidays

Vary by region, but often include Buddha's birthday, Buddha's enlightenment lunar quaters
Are there Buddhist holidays?

Beliefs About Afterlife

Rebirth or nirvana. Nirvana is seen simply as the cessation of suffering by some and as heavenly paradise by others.

Beliefs:1Human Nature:

There is no self or combination of five impermanet componets (Khanda)

Purpose Of Life

Theravada- Become an arhat escape the cycle of rebirth< and attain nirvana mahanya become a Boddhistavana then help others attain enlightenment.

How We Live

Eightfold

Respect life

Know the truth

Free your mind of evil

Resist evil

Control your thoughts

Practice meditation

Say nothing to hurt others

Work for the good of others