The Origins of Buddhism

Wonder About Buddism

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A second major reigon known as buddism also has its roots in india. buddism is a religon based on the teaching of siddharta gautama, an indian spirtual leader. Buddhism is a nontheistic religion[citation needed] that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.[1] He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving by way of understanding and the seeing of dependent origination, with the ultimate goal of attainment of the sublime state of nirvana.[2]

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THE QUESTION

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Q;What is buddism?

A; buddism is a religon based on the teaching of siddharta gautama, an indian spirtual leader.

Q:what are the four sightings?

A;there were a sad poor guy dying, another that died , AND OTHER PEOPLE THAT DIED

4. What is the essential characteristic of Buddhism?



Traditionally, Buddhism is defined as the path leading to enlightenment, as Buddha means an awakened person or enlightened person. Thus, the essential characteristic of Buddhism, as the term expresses, is the path to enlightenment and liberation from the world of samsāra.