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Gautama Buddha - Wikipedia


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

Who is Buddha? | About Buddha


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


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?


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

Do Buddhists Believe in God? - Urban Dharma


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.

A Basic Buddhism Guide: 5 Minute Introduction - BuddhaNet


What is Buddhism? Buddhism is a religion to about 300 million people around the world. The word comes from 'budhi', 'to awaken'. It has its origins about 2,500  ...

A Basic Buddhism Guide: What is Buddhism? - BuddhaNet


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 ...

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


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.

Who is Buddha? - Diamond Way Buddhism UK


The historical Buddha Shakyamuni was born as prince Siddhartha Gautama about 2560 years ago, to a royal family in what is now Nepal. From early childhood ...

Buddha - Religious Figure - Biography.com


Jan 24, 2015 ... The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, achieved enlightenment through meditation and his doctrines became the foundation for Buddhism.

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.