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‘Buddha’ Is A Title, Which Means ‘The One Who Is Awake’

  • 28/05/2017

Did you know? Buddha is actually not a name but a title which means “one who is awake”. “Buddha” is derived from Sanskrit word “Budh”. Waking up in “Buddhist terms” means waking in reality, or the actuality of life. While most of us thought Buddha was just a name, we are also unaware of the fact … Continue reading “‘Buddha’ Is A Title, Which Means ‘The One Who Is Awake’”

Buddhism Facts

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

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”

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