The term “Buddhism” was coined by European scholars nearly three centuries ago to describe a pan-Asian religious, philosophical, and cultural tradition centered around the life and teachings of the Buddha. Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, or “Enlightened One,” was a prince of the Sakya clan who live in India over twenty-five hundred years ago. Today the followers of the way of the Buddha most live in Asia, but significant numbers are in Europe and North America as well. Buddhism continues to...
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-: Buddhapadas (Buddha’s Footprints)

-: Stele of Buddhist Trinity

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