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What continent houses the majority of Buddhist?
Siddhartha Gautama had an experience at the age of 29 that helped influence the beginning of the religion, Buddhism. Explain this experience.
Siddhartha Gautama was a prince and had never left the his palace. He was shielded from the world's suffering. At the age of 29, he ventured out of the palace and learned about hunger, disease, and death.
What system did the Buddhist reject?
Buddhists rejected the Varna system.
What are the two main branches of Buddhism?
The two main branches are the Theraveda and the Mahayana.
Who is the founder of Buddhism?
Siddhartha Gautama
Also known as Budda
Do Buddhists believe in reincarnation?
What does nirvana mean for Buddhist?
perfect peace
Because Buddhist did not believe that virtue could be inherited, the priest were required to follow three standards. What are these standards?
1. Practice virtuous conduct
2. nonviolence
3. poverty
What are the central beliefs of Buddhism?
The four noble truths