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...
Name at Birth:
c. 563 B.C.,
c. 483 B.C.
Gautama Buddha also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or
simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage
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 ...
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 ...
Buddha is a man that lived 2500 ago in India and is at the origin of Zen Buddhism
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 ...
Do Buddhists believe in a god? Answer: No, we do not. There are several
reasons for this. The Buddha, like modern sociologists and psychologists,
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.
2 days ago ... The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, achieved enlightenment through
meditation and his doctrines became the foundation for Buddhism.
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.