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Buddhism Facts

The Thanboddhay Pagoda in Myanmar has 582,357 Buddha statues.

  • 28/05/2017

Buddhism is one of the most renowned practice for spiritual development. It leads us to the path that is full of insights into the true nature of reality. In simple words, it is one of the peaceful studies with some amazing facts that captures attentions. The Thanboddhya Pagoda, a huge Buddhist multiplex in Moywa, Myanmar with 582,357 … Continue reading “The Thanboddhay Pagoda in Myanmar has 582,357 Buddha statues.”

7 Million Buddhists Are Found Outside Of Asia.

Buddhism is one of the most dominant Asian practices. The history of this culture clearly states that it is built upon flexible approaches and is open to adapt different ideas of life that promote a peaceful living. By spreading out in different areas of the world, Buddhism is one religion with large geographical areas. It … Continue reading “7 Million Buddhists Are Found Outside Of Asia.”

Self-Mummification: The Lesser Known Fact About Buddhism

It was just recently when we came across one of the most horrifying facts about Buddhism- Sokushinutsu. Sokushinutsu is practiced in some parts of Japan. In this practice, Buddhist monks observe austerity to the point of demise and go through mummification while alive. These preachers follow a strict diet, almost close to starvation, and then are buried alive … Continue reading “Self-Mummification: The Lesser Known Fact About Buddhism”

The Quintessence of Buddha’s Teachings

Buddhism is a religious conviction incorporating several customs ad practices, mostly centered on philosophies credited to Siddhartha Gautama, the awakened one. Buddhist scriptures and writings endure in a huge variety, but unlike other religion, this religion has no distinct conventional manuscripts that are referred generally to by all ethnicities. The basis of Buddhist culture is … Continue reading “The Quintessence of Buddha’s Teachings”

If Not A Religion, What Is Buddhism?

Around 400BC, the religion of Buddhism came to light with the preaching’s of a historical individual named Buddha. It was because of him the western scholars termed this religion as Buddhism. It is said that the first mention of Buddhism can be tracked down to 2AD in a scripture called Clement of Alexandria. Even in … Continue reading “If Not A Religion, What Is Buddhism?”

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