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Children of Buddha

he Buddha was born Prince Siddhartha of a kingdom in India and had grown disillusioned with the life of riches and privilege that he had been born into. While riding through the city he had seen people who were suffering, old people near death, hungry people, and people suffering from disease. This had …

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The Origins and Core Principles of Buddhism

Buddhism is a philosophy focused on bringing about the end of suffering through the attainment of Nirvana or Enlightenment, by following the Eightfold Path, understanding the Four Noble Truths and observing the teachings of Siddartha Gautama, the Buddha. Siddartha Gautama was born into a royal family in the 6th century, …

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Tara Buddhist Buddism Buddhahood Bodhisattva

Understanding the Tara can be a challenging quest. In some schools of Buddhism she is known as a female Bodhisattva, or enlightened being of compassion and action. Other schools refer to her as one who represents success in endeavors.  Sometimes the Tara is looked as more of a symbol deity …

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