Historical Women in Buddhism

Historical Women in Buddhism

It is relevant to the theme of this issue to reflect on how much women accomplish and how many people they aspire to serve whether or not they receive any recognition for their efforts. Until recently, anyone who enquired into the history of Buddhism…

History of Buddhism simple English

History of Buddhism simple English

Buddhism Is a religion founded by Siddhartha Gautama. Buddhism teaches people how to end their suffering by cutting out greed, hatred and ignorance. When people do bad things, they will get bad consequences. Similarly, when people do good things, they…

History and origin of Buddhism

History and origin of Buddhism

Buddhism, a religion that more than 300 million people currently practice, was founded in northeastern India by Prince Siddhartha in the sixth century B.C. Having achieved enlightenment, he became known as Shakyamuni and preached a path of salvation to…

Buddhism in Chinese history

Buddhism in Chinese history

The S pread of Buddhism Among the Chinese During the third century B.C., Emperor Asoka sent missionaries to the northwest of India, that is, present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan. The mission achieved great success as the region soon became a centre of…

History of Buddhism in America

History of Buddhism in America

RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY invited several scholars to comment on the divisions and direction of Buddhism in America today: Carl Bielefeldt is professor of religious studies and co-director of the Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford University:…

History of Buddhism in Tawang

History of Buddhism in Tawang

Where is Tawang? The town of Tawang at an altitude of 3048 m above sea level is the district headquarters of Tawang district in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Tawang – the beautiful land of the Monpa tribe is an important strategic location for…

History beliefs of Buddhism

History beliefs of Buddhism

Reincarnation, most popularly known by the common person would mean to come back or have a rebirth after the body passes away. It is believed by many following the Core beliefs of Buddhism that all go through the concepts of birth, life, death and then…

History of Buddhism in Hawaii

History of Buddhism in Hawaii

This summer, Japanese Buddhist temples across the Islands are lit with lanterns and abuzz with bon dancers. But the sad fact is these temples are otherwise in trouble. Memberships have dwindled; the most active participants are the elderly, who are trying…

Buddhism Origins history and growth

Buddhism Origins history and growth

Although there are reports of Buddhists in China as early as the 3rd century BC, Buddhism was not actively propagated in that country until the early centuries of the Common era. Tradition has it that Buddhism was introduced after the Han emperor Ming…

History for Kids Buddhism

History for Kids Buddhism

A new prince was born in ancient India, about 2500 years ago (in 553 BCE). His named was Prince Siddhartha Gautama. His parents loved him very much. All his life, growing up, his parents gave the prince excellent food to eat, fine clothes to wear, and…