Himanshi singh       May 19, 2020

#Beliefs Of Buddhism

        Buddhism consists of many traditions, beliefs, and spiritual practices that are as per the teachings of the Buddha. The principal goal of Buddhism is to escape from suffering and attain a state of enlightenment or Nirvana, thereby ending the continuous cycle of birth and rebirth. 

#Beliefs Of Buddhism

       Buddhists also believe in the cycle of rebirth, where souls are born again and again into different bodies which are dependent on “karma” or how well one conducts themselves in their past lives. The Theravadins believe that every individual takes rebirth within one of the six realms  

#Brief History Of Buddhism

      As per the early Buddhist discourses, about 2500 years ago, the historical Buddha - Siddhartha Gautama was born as a son of King Suddhodana and Queen Maya in the southern part of the Lumbini region of present-day Nepal. 

#Brief History Of Buddhism

      For the next 45 years, Gautama Buddha preached his sermons to his followers and disciples about how to achieve nirvana. After Buddha’s passing around 438BC, his followers started a religious movement based on Buddha’s teachings that would eventually develop into Buddhism. 

#Buddhism Today

     Currently, more than 535 million people all over the world, accounting for over 7% of the world’s total population are followers of Buddhism, with a majority of the Buddhists being found in the countries of China, Thailand, Japan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, 

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