Buddhism: Buddhism And Buddhism
Buddhism is a widespread Asian religion, founded by Siddartha Guatamal in India in the 5th century B.C. There are over 360 million followers worldwide. It is considered the fourth largest religion after Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism. They follow the usual commandments like Christianity and Islam which are: Do not kill, do not steal, no adultery, do not lie, and do not harm one self. The original language of Buddhism is Pali.
To have a better understanding about Buddhism we have to know about their beliefs, culture, practices, religion, and meditation which they are famous for. What do Buddhists believe in? Who is Buddha? Why do people meditate? What are their practices? Buddha is not a God; He is an ordinary man who had set his mind free in order to have a better understanding of life.
He set teachings and presented his thoughts to the people to make their lives better, to show them how to appreciate life and the things they have. Buddhists believe in whatever makes sense to them. He enlightened people giving them a chance to think for themselves rather than blindly believing in something obscure and vague.
Buddhism is about understanding life, it is about making the best of it, by believing in goodness of people, by believing what goes around comes around (Karma), by believing that man himself can reach Nirvana as a result of his actions.
There are Basic Beliefs in Buddhism which are: The Three Jewels, Four Noble Truths, and The Eight Fold Path. Let’s address each one…