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Gautama Buddha

enlightenment. Gaumata was meditating for a long time when finally while he was sitting under a Bo tree he had attained the enlightenment he was looking for. It is for this reason he got the name Buddha, meaning the enlightened one. Buddha became a traveling teacher and taught everyone his discovery. Buddha did not write any of his lessons down. He taught about the Four Noble Truths, (1) life is suffering, (2) all suffering is caused by ignorance, (3) Ending ignorance will end suffering, and (4) The...

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Comparing Buddha And Siddhartha Gautama

The depictions of Buddha/Siddhartha Gautama have various depictions, postures and gestures in the regions of India and Southeastern Asia due to the different cultural and architectural influences of other civilizations over time. With every posture depicted of Buddah each contains a different hand gestures which are known as the Mudras. The seated Buddha from second century Gandhara or modern day Pakistan carved from gray schist and influenced by classic Greek culture. Together these mixture of culture...

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Aerobic: Gautama Buddha and Aerobics

know it is important as it not only keeps our physical appearance in shape but also our health is taken care of. “To keep the body in good health is a duty...otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” said by Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C. Aerobics is just another way of keeping in shape if we choose not to go to the gym or play sports but do not look down at aerobics as you can really feel your muscles being worked hard as this is quite...

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Buddha “The Enlightened” or “Awakened One” Siddhartha Gautama, or better know as Buddha, was born a Prince to King of the Shakyas tribe in 600 BCE in Nepal (formerly Northern India). Siddhartha’s mother died seven days after giving birth, but it was prophesized that her son would become a great King, military leader or spiritual leader. After his wife’s death the King built their son his own palace to shelter him from, not only religion, but the hardships and miseries of the world. Before...

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Gautama Buddha and Siddhartha Study Guide

According to Siddhartha, what can one learn? Explain this. A- According to him, one can learn whatever they wish to achieve enlightenment. 7. Who is Gotama? What does the author think of him? A- Gotama is Buddha or the Illustrious One that Govinda goes to learn from. 8. What does Siddhartha do with the oldest Samana? What does that feat show? A- Siddhartha wishes permission to leave to hear the teachings of another and the oldest...

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Buddha & Mahavira

Buddha Gautama Buddha or Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha) was a spiritual teacher from the Indian subcontinent [note 1], on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.[6] The word Buddha is a title for the first awakened being in an era. In most Buddhist traditions, Siddhartha Gautama is regarded as the Supreme Buddha of our age, "Buddha" meaning "awakened one" or "the enlightened one Gautama taught a Middle Way compared to the severe asceticism found in the Sramana (renunciation) movement [7] common in his...

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Gautam Buddha

Knowledge Today Gautam Buddha Gautam Buddha founded Buddhism and is known as Supreme Buddha or ammāsambuddha or samyaksaṃbuddha. He was born in Lumbini, a little principality of Kapilvastu in modern day Nepal. His childhood name was Siddhartha. He was son of Shuddodhana a leader of the Shakya clan. The capital of this Sakya clan was Kapilvastu and it was not a monarchy but a sort of Republic. Queen Mahamaya was the name of mother of Gautam Buddha. The birth of Buddha is celebrated as Vesaka...

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Siddhartha Gautama Biography

Siddhartha Gautama Biography Siddhartha Gautama, Gautama Buddha, Shakyamuni or formally known as Buddha is a famous for his teachings of Buddhism from 563- 483 BCE. It is believed that Buddha was born in present day Nepal. He was born into a royal family, his father being Suddhodana, an elected chief of the shakya clan, and his mother being Queen Maha Maya, and, was a Koliyan princess. There is a rumor that goes along with Siddhartha’s conceiving. On the said night his mother dreamt that a white...

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Siddhartha Gautama Research Paper

Siddhartha Gautama (Gautama Buddha, Buddha, meaning "Awakened One," or "Enlightened One," is a title, not a proper name) lived 2500 years ago, he was son of a king and lived a luxurious and pampered life. He married at the age of 16. The turning point in his life came when he was 29, when he realized the inevitability of old age, sickness, and death. He became aware of the suffering incurred by people, he abandoned everything, departed leaving his wife and infant child behind to look for answers...

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Buddhism and Siddhartha Gautama

tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development and the attainment of a deep insight into the true nature of life. There are 376 million followers worldwide. Buddhists seek to reach a state of nirvana, following the path of the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who went on a quest for Enlightenment around the sixth century BC. There is no belief in a personal god. Buddhists believe that nothing is fixed or permanent and that change is always possible. The path to Enlightenment is through the...

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