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;Buddhism.World Religions КНИГИ ;РЕЛИГИЯ Автор:Madhu Bazaz Wangu Название: Buddhism.World Religions Издательство: Chelsea residence courses Год: 2009 Формат: pdf Размер: 7,14 MB Для сайта:"Buddhism, Fourth version" tells the tale of Buddhism's origins and its improvement into 3 significant colleges of idea - and offers the actual ideals and practices of these faculties of Buddhism that also flourish this present day. This interesting identify explores the concept that of the 'socially engaged Buddhist,' the expansion and perform of Buddhism in the United States, and the new revival of Buddhism in Asia. assurance contains: advent to the fashionable Buddhist global; the lifetime of the Buddha; the unfold of Buddhism all through Asia, and the realm; transformations among Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism; the literature of Buddhism; Buddhism and the humanities' the 12 months in Buddhism; and Buddhism at the present time and within the future.0

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However by then Buddhist bhikkhus had already gone farther east on the Silk Road, spreading their religion to China and other lands. CHina In the first century of the common era, according to Chinese legend Mingdi, a Han emperor of China, had a dream: A huge figure, radiant as the sun, appeared to the emperor. The next day he ordered agents to go west to find the source of his vision. After much wandering on the Silk Road the agents came upon two bhikkhus with a white horse, a picture of the Buddha, and holy Buddhist writings.

The Spread of Buddhism 39 Asoka’s missionaries went as far west as Syria, Egypt, and the Greek world; others traveled south and north. Asoka began the process of making Buddhism a religion that would have followers throughout Asia. Buddhism spread along two major routes—one to the north across the landmass of Asia and the other to the south across land and sea to southeastern Asia. sri Lanka By tradition Asoka’s son Mahinda was a bhikkhu, or monk. His father entrusted him with carrying the dharma to Ceylon.

A bodhisattva is a being who is very close to nirvana but turns back before reaching it to work for the salvation of all beings. A bodhisattva will delay entry into nirvana until even the smallest creature has reached the highest goal. The Buddha had been a bodhisattva in his lives (or rebirths) before he was born as Siddhartha Gautama. THE siX viRTuEs The bodhisattva is a savior. A bodhisattva gains merit for humankind by practicing the Six Virtues, or paramitas. A virtue is practiced to perfection when it is carried out with a mind free from self-consciousness, ulterior motives, or self-praise.

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