Siddhartha Gautama's Contribution Of Buddhism To The Asian Culture

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Originally Buddhism was started from Nepal.There are two main route in Buddhism, the southern Buddhism (Hinayana) and the northern Buddhism (Mahayana) in Nepal. Buddhism has been spread widely and been carried on through centuries and making great contributions to the Asian culture. Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism was born in 623 B.C.E. in Lumbini, Nepal. His father, Suddhodana Gautama was king that time and Siddharth was raised by his sister, because his mother, Mahamaya died when he was only seven years old. Before Siddharth borned, his mother was blessed by an elephant in her dream and she knew that her child is special so she gave him a name “Siddhartha” which means he will achieve his all goals. An astrology had predicted …show more content…
Siddartha teaches dharma to his clan. Many youngster left the shakya clan to become monks. Nepalese Buddhism inherited the Mahayana Buddhist sutras which was created in India in original Sanskrit. Government of Nepal angered China by restrictions on the locations for non religious tibetan holidays such as the Dalai lama 's birthday, in Nepal there are some religious freedom issues regarding prohibitions on proselytism by Christian and political activities of Tibetan Buddhism, therefore there is not much conflict between religious groups. Even though Nepal is the birthplace of Buddha, there are only 11% of population who are Buddhist and it is because Hinduism was started before Buddhism and some ancestor believe that Buddha is not Buddha but he came to earth in place of Vishnu in order to spread the message of Vishnu. (the God of Hindu). However Buddhism and Hinduism are often practiced in tandem and in many cases Buddhists and Hindus could be defined as either . In general Hindu-Buddhist fight has historically been virtually non existent due to shared templars and dual faith

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