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  Gautama Buddha - Indian History
Siddhartha Gautama was a prince who lived in the kingdom of Sakyas, near the present day border of India and Nepal, more than 2500 years ago.
Gautama Buddha laid emphasis on non-violence and compassion in his teachings.
Gautama Buddha used Pali, the language of the people, to preach.
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  Gautama Buddha
Gautama Buddha was an Indian spiritual leader who lived between approximately 563 BC and 483 BC.
Explained by Gautama Buddha, he also stated that there is no intermediary between mankind and the divine; distant gods and God are subjected to karma themselves in decaying heavens.
Gautama Siddharta was reported to have been athletic and fit throughout his life, competent in martial arts such as chariot combat, wrestling, and archery, and later easily hiking miles each day and camping in the wilderness.
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Gautama Buddha   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gautama Buddha was a spiritual teacher believed to have lived between approximately 563 BCE and 483 BCE on the Indian subcontinent, in the Gangetic Plains area of modern Nepal and northern India.
Gautama is the key figure in Buddhism, and accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules were summarized after his death and memorized by the sangha.
Buddha, by Osamu Tezuka, is a manga biography of Gautama Buddha that was published in magazines between 1974 and 1984.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Gautama Buddha
Gautama Buddha was a South Asian spiritual leader who lived between approximately 563 BCE and 483 BCE, although Buddhist legends stated that he was born on April 8, 1029 BCE, and died on February 15, 949 BCE.
Siddhartha Gautama was born in Lumbini (a town situated in modern Nepal, near the Indian border) under the full moon of May to the clan of the Shakyas, a warrior tribe.
Gautama's father was the king of Kapilavastu in Magadha, and Gautama was born a prince, destined to a life of luxury.
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Siddhartha Gautama was born in Lumbini (a Himalayan town modernly situated near the Nepalese side border) under the full moon of May to the clan of the Shakyas.
Explained by Gautama Buddha, he also stated that there is no intermediary between mankind and the divine; distant gods and God are subjected to karma themselves in decaying heavens.
Gautama Siddharta was reported to have been athletic and fit throughout his life, competent in martial arts such as chariot combat, wrestling, and archery, and later easily hiking miles each day and camping in the wilderness.
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 Gautama Siddhattha Buddha
Siddhartha Gautama was born in Lumbini (a town situated in modern Nepal, near the Indian border) under the full moon of May to the clan of the Shakyas, a warrior tribe.
Gautama's father was the king of Kapilavastu in Magadha, and Gautama was born a prince, destined to a life of luxury.
Gautama realized then the harsh truth of life - that death, disease, age, and pain were inescapable, that the poor outnumbered the wealthy, and that even the pleasures of the rich eventually came to nothing.
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 Gautama Buddha,Gautam Buddha,Shakyamuni Buddha,Siddhartha,Buddhism
Gautama Buddha was the founder of this ancient religion.
Gautama Buddha's father wanted his son to succeed him to the throne, and he therefore did all he could to keep him away from spiritual inclinations.
Gautama Buddha was also referred to as Shakyamuni Buddha, which means Sage of the Sakya dynasty, and The Enlightened One.
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 Buddha : budh, Siddhartha Gautama, Buddha birth, Buddha Education, Buddha married life..
Siddartha Gautama Buddha was son of the Rajah (ruler) of the Sakya tribe of Kapilavastu, Nepal.
Buddha's teaching is summarized in the Four Noble Truths, the last of which affirms the existence of a path leading to deliverance from the universal human experience of suffering.
Buddha discern the highest conception of emancipation as a golden brocade in a dream, and view the holy path of the illuminated ones as flowers appearing in one's eyes.
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 Gautama Buddha
Gautama Buddha was born Siddharta Gautama in Northern India around 563 BC, on the day of the full moon in May. He was the son of the king and queen of the Sakya kingdom.
While Gautama was in meditation, Mara, the Evil One, confronted him with temptations much in the same manner in which Jesus was tested by Satan during his fasting in the wilderness.
Gautama spent the rest of the night in deep meditation, in samadhi, and finally reached his enlightenment.
www.tsl.org /Masters/buddhas/gautama.htm   (776 words)

  
 Gautama Buddha   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gautama, also known as Sakyamuni or Shakyamuni (“sage of the Shakyas”), is the key figure in Buddhism, and accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules were summarized after his death and memorized by the saṅgha.
Falling violently ill, Buddha instructed his attendant Ānanda to convince Cunda that the meal eaten at his place had nothing to do with his passing and that his meal would be a source of the greatest merit as it provided the much-needed energy for the Buddha.
Although the Buddha was not represented in human form until around the 1st century CE (see Buddhist art), his physical characteristics are described in one of the central texts of the traditional Pali canon, the Digha Nikaya.
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 Gautama Buddha - Article about Gautama Buddha
Gautama was born a prince, destined to a luxurious life, with three palaces.
For the remaining 45 years of his life, the Buddha is said to have traveled in the Gangetic Plain of Northeastern India and Southern Nepal, teaching his doctrine and discipline to an extremely diverse range of people— from nobles to outcaste street sweepers, including many adherents of rival philosophies and religions.
Falling violently ill, Buddha instructed his attendant Ānanda to convince Cunda that the meal eaten at his place had nothing to do with his passing and that his meal would be a source of the greatest merit.
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 The Buddha
Buddha was born in B.C. 560 and died at the age of eighty in B.C. The place of his birth was a grove known as Lumbini, near the city of Kapilavastu, at the foot of Mount Palpa in the Himalayan ranges within Nepal.
Buddha realized then that he should not go to extremes in torturing the body by starvation and that he should adopt the golden mean or the happy medium or the middle path by avoiding extremes.
Gautama's heart was touched and he took it up in his arms and carried it saying, "It is better to relieve the suffering of an innocent being than to sit on the rocks of Olympus or in solitary caves and watch unconcerned the sorrows and sufferings of humanity".
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 The Infidels - Gautama Buddha
Gautama Buddha was a spiritual teacher who was born in Lumbini, a place situated between modern Nepal and the state of Bihar in India.
Gautama is the key figure in Buddhism, and accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules were summarized after his death and memorized by the sangha.
Gautama was inspired by these sights - he sought to overcome old age, illness, and death by living the life of an ascetic.
www.theinfidels.org /zunb-gautamabuddha.htm   (2376 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Gautama Buddha Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gautama realized then the harsh truth of life -- that death, disease, age, and pain were inescapable, that the poor outnumbered the wealthy, and that even the pleasures of the rich eventually came to nothing.
At this point, the Buddha had to choose whether to be content in his own salvation, or whether to teach his new understanding to all people.
The Buddha emphasized that he was not a God but that the position of Buddhahood is reserved for the human, in whom possesses the greatest potential for Enlightenment.
www.ipedia.com /gautama_buddha.html   (1376 words)

  
 Gautama Buddha - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Gautama Buddha was a South Asian spiritual leader who lived between approximately 563 BCE and 483 BCE, although Buddhist legends stated that he was born on April 8, 1029 BCE, and died on February 15, 949 BCE.
According to tradition, Siddhartha Gautama was a Prince, and a member of the Kshatriya warrior caste.
It is said in Srimad-Bhagavatam, an important Purana, that the Buddha is the ninth Lila avatar of Lord Vishnu, and that he took form as Siddhartha Gautama to guide the people of India away from ritual animal sacrifice, which was prevalent at the time.
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 Buddha
Buddha was born approximately 560 B.C. in the land of Northern India.
Buddha sought the means to attain the inner bliss of Nirvana which is permanent.
Because Buddha did not interest himself in the study of the Vedas or in religious rituals he was dubbed an atheist.
www.cosmicharmony.com /Av/Buddha/Buddha.htm   (2377 words)

  
 Gautama Buddha, Gautama Buddha Statue, Gautama Buddha Teachings, Gautama Buddha Sculptures, Gautama Siddhattha Buddha
Gautam Buddha was one of the greatest religious teachers that the world has seen.
Buddha never claimed to be a divine figure; in fact, Buddha is not even his name.
Thus, he came to be known as ‘Gautama’, ‘The Buddha’, or 'The Enlightened One'.
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 Ethics of Buddha and Buddhism by Sanderson Beck
Buddha means "one who is intuitive, awakened, or enlightened." The famous historical person known as Buddha was also called the Tathagata, which means "the one who has come thus," and Shakyamuni, which means "the sage of the Shakya tribe." He is said to have lived eighty years, and thus was probably born in 563 BC.
However, the Buddha declared that the two greatest ways to obtain demerit are not to ask forgiveness after committing a wrong and not to forgive one who has confessed and asked for forgiveness.
The Buddha advised his followers not to feel ill will or get angry when others spoke against them, because this might disrupt their self-mastery and prevent them from being able to judge whether the criticism was valid or not.
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 Life of Gautama Buddha
This was Gautama Buddha, who taught his disciples at Benares in India about the same time that Isaiah was prophesying among the Jews in Babylon and Heraclitus was carrying on his speculative inquiries into the nature of things at Ephesus.
There was a great feast and a Nautch dance to celebrate the birth of this new tie, and in the night Gautama awoke in a great agony of spirit, 'like a man who is told that his house is on fire.' He resolved to leave his happy aimless life forthwith.
Gautama's disciples declared that he was a Buddha, the latest of the Buddhas, though there is no evidence that he himself ever accepted the title.
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 Gautama Buddha - Gurupedia
Gautama's father was a chieftain, and Gautama was born a prince, destined to a life of luxury.
As the boy came to marrying age, his father arranged a marriage to a young woman, Yashodhara, and she gave birth to a son, Rahula.
The Buddha is solely a guide and teacher for those sentient beings who must tread the path themselves, attain spiritual awakening, and see truth and reality as it is.
www.gurupedia.com /g/ga/gautama_buddha.htm   (1268 words)

  
 Gautama Buddha information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
synonyms: Buddha, the Buddha, Siddhartha, Gautama, Gautama Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha
Gautama is the key figure in Buddhism, and accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules were summarized after his death and memorized by the saṅgha.
Gautama was born a prince, destined to a comfortable, even luxurious life by the standards of the day.
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 Siddhartha Gautama
She had had a strange dream in which a baby elephant had blessed her with his trunk, which was understood to be a very auspicious sign to say the least.
Because he was saddened by the departures of his son and grandson into the monastic life, he asked Buddha to make it a rule that a man must have the permission of his parents to become a monk.
The Buddha said that it didn’t matter what a person’s status in the world was, or what their background or wealth or nationality might be.
webspace.ship.edu /cgboer/siddhartha.html   (1798 words)

  
 The Book of THoTH (Leaves of Wisdom) - Gautama Buddha
It is commonly used to refer to Siddhartha Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism.
Hence, Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Shakyamuni Buddha is in fact one of many such beings who have existed in the past, and will continue to exist in the future.
The Buddha comments there: "I say that those who do not know that the Tathagata [Buddha] is eternal are the foremost of the congenitally blind." This view, it should be noted, is typically not found in mainstream Theravada Buddhism.
www.book-of-thoth.com /thebook/index.php/Gautama_Buddha   (1324 words)

  
 Gautama Buddha
It was here that the historical Buddha, known as Prince Siddhartha (later Gautama Buddha), was born and lived in the sixth century BC.
Reverence for Buddha, reliance upon the Dharma (and, therefore, karma) and refuge in the true Sangha are invaluable aids in gaining clarity of mind, preserving continuity of effort, and regenerating oneself at all stages of the Path to Enlightenment.
As the distilled essence of the Buddhavachana, the Dhammapada is replete with the guru's guidance in stripping away everything that leaves tracks, that taints the tranquil harmony of all things and thereby generates needless karma, reinforcing the inexorable cycle of involuntary rebirths.
www.cezwright.com /dhammapada/bowls/gautama_buddha.htm   (666 words)

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