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Buddha ("the awakened") was the title given to Siddhartha Gautama, the son of a Nepalese rajah. According to tradition, Guatama left a life of luxury at age 30 and devoted himself to years of contemplation and self-denial, finally reaching enli... More »
Name at Birth: Siddhartha Gautama
Born: c. 563 B.C., Kapilvastu, Nepal
Died: c. 483 B.C.

Gautama Buddha - Wikipedia

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Gautama Buddha also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage  ...

Who is Buddha? | About Buddha

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In general, 'Buddha' means 'Awakened One', someone who has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and sees things as they really are. A Buddha is a person ...

Who Was the Buddha? | The Buddhist Centre

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Buddhism started with the Buddha. The word 'Buddha' is a title, which means ' one who is awake' — in the sense of having 'woken up to reality'. The Buddha ...

ZEN BUDDHISM | History | Who is Buddha?

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Buddha is a man that lived 2500 ago in India and is at the origin of Zen Buddhism .

A Basic Buddhism Guide: What is Buddhism? - BuddhaNet

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The name Buddhism comes from the word 'budhi' which means 'to wake up' and thus Buddhism is the philosophy of awakening. This philosophy has its origins ...

A Basic Buddhism Guide: Buddhism and the God-idea - BuddhaNet

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Do Buddhists believe in a god? Answer: No, we do not. There are several reasons for this. The Buddha, like modern sociologists and psychologists, believed ...

Do Buddhists Believe in God? - Urban Dharma

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The Buddha never talked about the One God of the desert, the Judeo-Christian God? ... The Buddha was born 500 years before Christ, in what is now Nepal.

Buddha - Religious Figure - Biography.com

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2 days ago ... The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, achieved enlightenment through meditation and his doctrines became the foundation for Buddhism.

Who is a Buddha? | Soka Gakkai International (SGI)

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The literal meaning of Buddha is "enlightened one." Any human being who is awakened to the fundamental truth about life can be called a Buddha.