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Religions Of The World

Buddhism

Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs, and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha.

Life & world: Samsara, Karma, Rebirth.

The Four Noble Truths: dukkha, origin of dukkha, cessation of dukkha, path to the cessation of dukkha.

The middle path.
Holy Places: Lumbini, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath, Kusinara, etc.

Holy Books: Tripiáš­aka 1. Sutra Pitaka (Containing sutras) 2. Vinaya Pitaka (Containing disciplinary methods) 3. Abhidhamma Pitaka (Containing more deep dhamma parts).

World population: 376 million , 4th largest religion.

Major presence: China, Japan, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, India South Korea ,Taiwan

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