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Buddhism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Buddhism
BuddhismBud‧dhis‧m /ˈbʊdɪzəm $ ˈbuː-, ˈbʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  RRBa religion of east and central Asia, based on the teaching of Gautama BuddhaBuddhist noun [countable]Buddhist adjective
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BuddhismThis recession affected the merchants, the adherents and supporters of Jainism and Buddhism.Religion: Officially atheist; most important elements of religion are Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism.There is a school of designer Buddhism around at the moment whose disciples chant regularly whenever and wherever they need to.His Buddhist piety led representatives of the thousands of Untouchables who had embraced Buddhism to invite him to be their leader.Pantheism is also present in Buddhism, with Brahman being the life-force.There is no separating stream; no ferryboat, no ferryman; no Buddhism, no Buddha.In his praise of Buddhism and throughout the entire conversation, Yang gives evidence of syncretic tendencies.
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