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Buddhism - Wikipedia
Buddhism (/ ˈ b ʊ d ɪ z əm /, US also / ˈ b uː-/) is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists. An Indian religion, Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted philosophies.
The religion of Buddhism - Religious Tolerance
Background: Buddhism currently has about 376 million followers and is generally listed as the world's fourth largest religion after Christianity, Islam and Hinduism.It was founded in Northern India by Siddhartha Gautama (circa 563 to 460 BCE) and has spread into much of the far East.It is making major inroads into North America.
BuddhaNet - Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education ...
BuddhaNet - Buddhist Information and Education Network: Buddhist Studies, World Buddhist Directory, BuddhaZine - Online Magazine. Insight Meditation Online, eBooks on Buddhism.
BBC - Religion: Buddhism
Guide to Buddhism, a tradition of personal spiritual development, including meditation, philosophy, ethics, different Eastern and Western strands of Buddhism and famous Buddhist figures.
Tibetan Buddhism - Wikipedia
Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhist doctrine and institutions named after the lands of Tibet, but also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia.It derives from the latest stages of Indian Buddhism and preserves "the Tantric status quo of eighth-century India." It has been spread outside of Tibet, especially due to the Mongol power of the Yuan dynasty (1271 ...
Soka Gakkai International - USA
Nichiren Buddhism for Daily Life. Let’s be there for those who are undergoing hardships and wholeheartedly empathize with
Major Religions Ranked by Size - Adherents.com
This is a listing of the major religions of the world, ranked by number of adherents.
GODS of Japan, A-to-Z Photo Dictionary of Japanese ...
Statues & Art of 400+ Deities, 4,000+ Photos. Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan.
Jedi Philosophy – The Pop Culture Philosopher
Please enjoy this repost of one of my most popular essays (originally written in 2005): For many people, the main appeal of George Lucas’ “Star Wars” movies is the “Jedi Way,” the philosophy/religion that guides the mystical Jedi knights.
Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
Worldwide Buddhist network which promotes peace, culture and education through personal transformation and social contribution. Buddhist concepts, news, links with SGI organizations around the world and more.