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Gautama Buddha


Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings ...

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


Why is it... The Buddha never talked about the One God of the desert, the Judeo- Christian God? Does this mean that all Buddhists are atheists and don't believe ...

THE BASIC TEACHING OF BUDDHA - San Francisco State University


Because the Buddha knew what was in the hearts of children and human kind, he taught everyone how to live a happy and peaceful life. Buddhism is not ...

Who Was Buddha? - Biographical Information


Buddha was a legendary prince or the son of a nobleman, who founded a major world religion around the 5th century B.C. The word buddha is Sanskrit for ...

Who Was The Buddha? - Vipassana Dhura Meditation Society


The Buddha was a human being who discovered a way to freedom from suffering , and taught others to reach it through meditation and moral conduct.

Buddha - Religious Figure - Biography.com


The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, achieved enlightenment through meditation and his doctrines became the foundation for Buddhism. Learn more at  ...

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.

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.