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MOUNT KAILASH
TRIPITAKA
MAHAYANA BUDDHISTS
MAHAYANA
BHIKKHUS
DHAMMA
PALI CANON
FUTURE BUDDHA
TIPITAKA
MAHAYANA SUTRAS
PRECEPT
PRECEPTS
THERAVADA BUDDHISTS
THERAVADA
SENTIENT BEINGS
COMPLETE ENLIGHTENMENT
SPIRITUAL LEADER
SPIRITUAL HOME
SACRED PLACES
SACRED PLACE
PARINIRVANA
VESAK
TRIPLE GEM
PILGRIMAGE
BODHISATTVAS
BODHISATTVA
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA
LORD BUDDHA
THREE JEWELS
FIVE PRECEPTS
KUSHINAGAR
LUMBINI
SUPREME BUDDHA
CHINA
TAOISTS
TIBETAN LAMAS
WESTERN BUDDHISTS
BODHI TREE
BODHGAYA
NON-BUDDHIST
NON-BUDDHISTS
BRAHMINS
JAINS
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
SIDDHARTHA
MAITREYA
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Definitions

  1. Buddhists are reminded to live in harmony with people of other faiths and to respect the beliefs of other people as the Buddha had taught. (Web site)
  2. Buddhists were persecuted all over India and Buddhism was gradually being absorbed by Hinduism.
  3. Buddhists are few in number, and their energies are necessarily fully occupied with learning and teaching.
  4. Buddhists are said to "take refuge" in, or to "go for refuge" to, the Three Jewels (aka the "Three Refuges"). (Web site)
  5. Buddhists are encouraged to do good deeds not for the sake of gaining a place in heaven.

Mount Kailash

  1. To Tibetan Buddhists, Mount Kailash is the most magical place on earth, a place where one's prayers are answered instantly. (Web site)

Tripitaka

  1. Most Buddhists also believe that the Dharma as taught by the Buddha predates the Tripitaka. (Web site)

Mahayana Buddhists

  1. Mahayana Buddhists take a vow not to enter nirvana but to strive to reach enlightenment to save all beings from suffering.
  2. The Mahayana Buddhists originate from China and Tibet and worship in pagoda styles buildings.
  3. Since Mahayana Buddhists do not recognise the consumption of meat to be cruel and devoid of compassion, many Mahayana Buddhists are vegetarians.

Mahayana

  1. Also, Mahayana Buddhists recognize a set of texts called the Mahayana Sutras which Theravadins do not accept. (Web site)
  2. So when Mahayana Buddhists take refuge in the Buddha, they honour all beings who have taken that path and reached the ultimate goal. (Web site)
  3. Mahayana Buddhists, on the other hand, stress the Buddha as a savior who devoted his life to serving and teaching others.

Bhikkhus

  1. Buddhists in Tibet and part of Japan follow the Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya, which has 253 rules for the bhikkhus and 364 rules for bhikkhunis.

Dhamma

  1. Knowing these attributes, Buddhists believe that they will attain the greatest peace and happiness through the practice of the Dhamma.
  2. Facilities are provided there for Buddhists to listen to expositions of the Dhamma and to spend long hours in meditation.
  3. The people in that place become Buddhists after hearing the Dhamma. (Web site)

Pali Canon

  1. SEARCH in A gathering place for Buddhists to contemplate on subjects related to Buddhism, Dharma, and Buddhist scriptures like the Pali Canon.
  2. This teaching is apparent in several texts in the Pali Canon, but seems largely overlooked by other Buddhists.

Future Buddha

  1. In this, Buddhists believed that a second Buddha would come and purify the world; they also believed that the first Buddha prophesied this future Buddha. (Web site)
  2. This explains why the birth of the future Buddha has such a profound and joyful significance for Buddhists. (Web site)

Tipitaka

  1. Nearly all Buddhists recognize some version of the Tipitaka ("Three Baskets"), though it plays a far more central role in Theravada than in Mahayana. (Web site)
  2. Both Theravada and Mahayana Buddhists generally accept the Tripitaka (called Tipitaka in Pali) as the Buddhist sacred writings.
  3. For instance, the Tipitaka 's Nikayas (Agamas to Mahayana Buddhists) are recognized by most Buddhist schools.

Mahayana Sutras

  1. Some Buddhists do strongly oppose meat-eating on the basis of scriptural injunctions against flesh-eating in Mahayana sutras. (Web site)
  2. Mahayana Buddhists also esteem the Tipitaka, but regard the Mahayana sutras (discourses of the Buddha) as more important. (Web site)
  3. Therefore Mahayana Buddhist texts sometimes use terms like "followers of the two vehicles" to refer to Buddhists who do not accept the Mahayana sutras.

Precept

  1. The first Precept is often interpreted as ‘do not harm,' and many Buddhists choose to be vegetarian as a result of this precept. (Web site)

Precepts

  1. The Eight Precepts are the precepts for Buddhist lay men and women who wish to practice a bit more strictly than the usual five precepts for Buddhists. (Web site)
  2. The tradition in the East is for Buddhists who undertake these precepts to clothe themselves simply in white cloth with no adornments. (Web site)
  3. Uposatha or sabbath days are observed keeping the Eight Precepts by most during Thingyan and Lent, and by devout Buddhists all the year round.

Theravada Buddhists

  1. As discussed on the last page, Theravada Buddhists strive to become arhats, or perfected saints who have attained enlightenment and nirvana. (Web site)
  2. Theravada Buddhists typically view the Mahayana sutras to be apocryphal, meaning that they are not authentic words of the Buddha.
  3. These discourses have a special appeal not only to Theravada Buddhists but also to Mahayana Buddhists. (Web site)

Theravada

  1. The Tripitaka (Tipitaka in Pali) is the earliest collection of Buddhist teachings and the only text recognized as canonical by Theravada Buddhists. (Web site)
  2. The Theravada Buddhists believe that they practice the original form of Buddhism as it was handed down to them by Buddha. (Web site)
  3. When Theravada Buddhists take refuge in the Buddha, they mean exactly that: thank you Buddha for having found enlightenment and showing us the way. (Web site)

Sentient Beings

  1. Existentially, Buddhists affirm that all sentient beings share the fundamental conditions of birth, old age, suffering, and death.
  2. Basically, it states that all sentient beings can attain Buddhahood, and nothing less than this is the appropriate final goal of all Buddhists. (Web site)
  3. For example, Mahayana Buddhists are urged to meditate for the sake of "full and perfect enlightenment for all sentient beings" (the bodhisattva vow).

Complete Enlightenment

  1. As Buddhists, the goal of our practice is Perfect, Complete Enlightenment.

Spiritual Leader

  1. And for us, Kalmyk people, and Buddhists in general, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is spiritual leader”. (Web site)
  2. This is an anthology of short excerpts from the teachings of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists. (Web site)
  3. The Sakyong, son of the movement's founder Chogyam Trungpa, is the spiritual leader of more than 10,000 Shambhala Buddhists around the world.

Spiritual Home

  1. As the place of the Buddha's Enlightenment, Bodh Gaya is the spiritual home of Buddhists. (Web site)

Sacred Places

  1. These two places assume this significance because they are the two most deeply venerated sacred places for the Buddhists of Sri Lanka. (Web site)

Sacred Place

  1. Kawagebo in Tibetan is the God of Snow Mountain where is the sacred place for Buddhists. (Web site)
  2. Lumbini is a sacred place for Buddhists from all over the world, standing on an equal footing with holy places sacred to other world religions. (Web site)
  3. A sacred place for both the Buddhists and Jains.

Parinirvana

  1. Parinirvana is celebrated by some Buddhists on February 8th.
  2. On 15 th February every year, Mahayana Buddhists celebrate the death of Buddha as the day of Parinirvana.

Vesak

  1. Vesak is the holiest day in Buddhism and a season of special holy significance to all Buddhists around the world. (Web site)
  2. Vesak is a thrice blessed day for Buddhists throughout the world. (Web site)
  3. In Thailand, Buddhists celebrate Vesak with mass releases of caged birds, sacred chants, fasting and other religious observances.

Triple Gem

  1. People wishing to identify themselves as Buddhists typically participate in a ceremony known as taking refuge in the Triple Gem.

Pilgrimage

  1. Gaya is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhists.
  2. Muktinath is a site for pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists.
  3. The places of birth and enlightenment are perhaps the two most important sites of pilgrimage for Buddhists in the world today. (Web site)

Bodhisattvas

  1. Second, Buddhists in different countries venerate different past and future Buddhas (the enlightened ones) or Bodhisattvas (Buddhas-to-be).

Bodhisattva

  1. Some Buddhists, including Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama[153] regard Jesus as a bodhisattva who dedicated his life to the welfare of human beings.
  2. Many Buddhists accept him as a bodhisattva that guards the Buddhist faith and temples. (Web site)
  3. Some, mainly American convert Buddhists including Jack Kerouac, are recently incorporating Jesus into Buddhism by claiming he is a bodhisattva.

Siddhartha Gautama

  1. Buddhists do not consider Siddhartha Gautama to have been the only Buddha.
  2. Nevertheless, whether the stories about Siddhartha Gautama be true or myth, his life has been and still is an inspiration and model for all Buddhists. (Web site)
  3. Theravada Buddhists have traditionally considered the Tipitaka to be the remembered words of Siddhartha Gautama. (Web site)

Lord Buddha

  1. All Buddhists swear that they will train themselves to attain enlightenment honoring the teachings of the Lord Buddha.
  2. It is my understanding that there are certain suttas that are accepted by all Buddhists as being from the Lord Buddha.
  3. Devout Buddhists and tourists from all over the world visit Bodhgaya, to study Buddhism and the art of meditation, or to pay homage to Lord Buddha.

Three Jewels

  1. Buddhists seek refuge in the " Three Jewels " of Buddhism as the foundation of their religious practice. (Web site)

Five Precepts

  1. The Five Precepts: Buddhists undertake certain precepts as aids on the path to coming into contact with ultimate reality. (Web site)
  2. In Buddhism the first of the five precepts that all Buddhists must follow is to avoid any killing or harming of any living thing.
  3. Many Buddhists around the world recite the five precepts every day, and try to put them into practise in their lives. (Web site)

Kushinagar

  1. Today, Kushinagar is amongst the first four places to which Buddhists from around the world wish to take a pilgrimage trip to. (Web site)

Lumbini

  1. The significance of Lumbini Many of the places that were of importance to the Lord Buddha during his life retain a potent significance to Buddhists of today.
  2. Modern-day Orissa has inherited the Buddhist heritage that was nurtured by ancient Kalinga, a land as sacred as Lumbini and Sarnath for Buddhists. (Web site)
  3. Lumbini has since been a holy ground for Buddhists all over the world. (Web site)

Supreme Buddha

  1. He is universally recognised by Buddhists as the Supreme Buddha (literally Enlightened One or Awakened One) of our age. (Web site)
  2. He is generally seen by Buddhists as the Supreme Buddha (Sammāsambuddha) of our age.
  3. He was the founder of Buddhism and is generally seen by Buddhists to be the Supreme Buddha of the current age. (Web site)

China

  1. Buddhists in China, parts of Japan, and Korea follow the Dharmaguptaka Vinaya, which has 250 rules for the bhikkhus and 348 rules for the bhikkhunis.
  2. Buddhism was most profoundly altered in China, Korea, and Japan, where Mahayana Buddhists faced well-established and sophisticated doctrines. (Web site)
  3. Also, later Buddhists, especially in China and Japan, created many legendary stories about the Buddha and his teachings. (Web site)

Taoists

  1. A majority of people in Hong Kong are Buddhists or Taoists and there are hundreds of temples dotted throughout the urban areas.
  2. The Babylonians, the Arabs, the Buddhists, the Taoists, and the Hindus all try in their respective way to release the power which Adam has left to our soul. (Web site)
  3. It is known to Buddhists and Taoists all over China.

Tibetan Lamas

  1. Most who know something about Tibetans think that they are all Buddhists and that Tibetan lamas reflect Buddhist traditions. (Web site)
  2. According to most Tibetan Lamas, the Buddhists follow chos and the Bonpos follow bon. (Web site)
  3. Interviews with Tibetan Lamas, American scholars, and practicing Buddhists bring this powerful and mysterious text to life.

Western Buddhists

  1. The study of the teachings is stressed as most important for the new Western Buddhists, and is followed by putting the principles learned into practice.
  2. As such the commitment of Western Buddhists is strong for they are Buddhists by conviction and they have experiential wisdom. (Web site)
  3. It is a small minority of Western Buddhists who are aware of Tibetan Lamas who are nuns. (Web site)

Bodhi Tree

  1. Explain that this story explains why today many Buddhists celebrate Bodhi day, the day that the Buddha achieved enlightenment under the Bodhi tree.
  2. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment underneath the Bodhi tree so the Buddhists revere the tree.
  3. The bodhi tree which makes rains fall, crops grow and blesses women with offspring is, thus, tended with care and veneration by the Sri Lankan Buddhists.

Bodhgaya

  1. Bodhgaya is one of the sacred places for the Buddhists as well as for the Hindus. (Web site)
  2. Having religious importance to the Buddhists, Bodhgaya lies 13 km south of Gaya, beside the river Phalgu.
  3. A vital Buddhist center, Bodhgaya, is the most sacred place for Buddhists.

Non-Buddhist

  1. As mentioned earlier, all Buddhists share the act of taking refuge in the Three Jewels and this distinguishes a Buddhist from a non-Buddhist.
  2. We're a non-sectarian Buddhist group that welcomes all Buddhists and non-Buddhist of all faiths and traditions. (Web site)

Non-Buddhists

  1. The Dhammapada is the most widely read Buddhist scripture in existence, enjoyed by both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.
  2. Ashoka also invited Buddhists and non-Buddhists for religious conferences.
  3. It is open to monks, lay people, Buddhists, and non-Buddhists as well as nuns.

Brahmins

  1. This separation between the Buddhists and the Brahmins is the cause of the downfall of India. (Web site)
  2. Manudharma is not only revered by Brahmins and Hindus, but also by Buddhists in Java, Siam and Myanamar. (Web site)

Jains

  1. Brahmins collected all the manuscripts and teachings of buddhists & jains and it was burnt in fire. (Web site)
  2. While hindus today consider muslim rule of moguls as barbaric, bloody & oppressive, they ignore the fact about what they did to Buddhists & Jains.
  3. Used by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains for thousands of years, it became widespread in Tibet as well. (Web site)

Gautama Buddha

  1. For Buddhists, this is one of four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three being Lumbini, Bodh Gaya, and Sarnath. (Web site)
  2. For Buddhists, this is one of four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three being Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sarnath.
  3. For Buddhists, this is one of four pilgrimage sites designated by Gautama Buddha, the other three being Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sarnath.

Siddhartha

  1. Buddhists believe that Siddhartha received enlightenment while sitting under a bodhi tree near the Ganges River. (Web site)

Maitreya

  1. Maitreya is a bodhisattva who some Buddhists believe will eventually appear on earth, achieve complete enlightenment, and teach the pure dharma.
  2. Maitreya, Chinese Buddhists believe, is the future buddha, who will return to the world and bring innumerable individuals to salvation.
  3. Maitreya is a bodhisattva revered by Buddhists of most schools.

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