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An Ancient Religion and Philosophy Based on the Teachings Of

An Ancient Religion and Philosophy Based on the Teachings Of

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Published by: Jagohindu on Sep 23, 2009
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An ancient religion and philosophy basedon the teachings of Buddha.
Realized that this world is full of suffering and was in search of lasting happiness. At the age of 29he left the luxuries of the palace,retired to the forest and followed alife of meditation.Attained enlightenment under theBodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, India.Spent rest of his life, teaching othersto realize what he himself haddiscovered.
- Truth of suffering.Life is suffering.
- Truth of thecause.Suffering is caused by desire (Tanha)and ignorance (Avijja).
- Truth of cessation.Suffering can be ended if its causes,desire and ignorance are removed.
- Truth of path.The eight fold path.
Buddhism inherits principles of dharma, karma, ahimsa, rebirth andnirvana (moksha) from Hinduism.

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