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by Sue Penney

eBook Buddhism (World Beliefs  Cultures) download ISBN: 0431110263
Author: Sue Penney
Publisher: Heinemann Intl Inc; Revised, Updated edition (September 30, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 48
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Category: Teenager
Subcategory: Religion and Spirituality

Sue Penney is a Heinemann-Raintree author. Series: World Beliefs And Cultures. Library Binding: 48 pages.

Sue Penney is a Heinemann-Raintree author.

This important new series provides an up-to-date introduction to the world's major religions. Each book covers a particular religion, including a look at its history, sacred texts, worship in the home, places of worship, pilgrimage,. Each book covers a particular religion, including a look at its history, sacred texts, worship in the home, places of worship, pilgrimage, festivals, rites of passage and family life.

Series: World Beliefs and Cultures. Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree (January 1, 2001).

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Buddhism, like Christianity and most of the other great religions of the world, is divided into many different traditions. One fundamental belief of Buddhism is often referred to as reincarnation - the concept that people are reborn after dying. In fact, Buddhists believe that most individuals go through many cycles of birth, living, death and rebirth. A practicing Buddhist differentiates between the concepts of rebirth and reincarnation. In reincarnation, the individual may recur repeatedly.

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08 world beliefs buddhism - Free download as PDF File . xt) or read online for free. Mahayana took on aspects of the cultures where it was practiced and became three distinct branches: Vajrayana Buddhism or Tibetan Buddhism, Pure Land Buddhism and Zen Buddhism. The Five Precepts Even though each form of Buddhism took on its own identity, all Buddhists follow a set of guidelines for daily life called the Five Precepts.

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This series is a fully updated guide to the world's religions. Why is the lotus flower an important Buddhist symbol? What are the three most important Buddhist teachings? What is Nirvana? Discover the rich cultural background behind this world religion. Find out where Buddhism originated, trace its history, and explore the meanings of its symbols. Explore Buddhism's holy books and religious teachings. Learn about major festivals, celebrations, and rites of passage.

Buddhism, which teaches people that they can escape the suffering of the world through the Buddha’s teachings, developed in India and spread to other parts of Asia and the world. Buddhist Beliefs z z z z {.

Some key Buddhism beliefs include: Followers of Buddhism don’t acknowledge a supreme god or deity. Although he had an easy life, Gautama was moved by suffering in the world. They instead focus on achieving enlightenment-a state of inner peace and wisdom. When followers reach this spiritual echelon, they’re said to have experienced nirvana. The religion’s founder, Buddha, is considered an extraordinary man, but not a god. The word Buddha means enlightened. He decided to give up his lavish lifestyle and endure poverty. When this didn’t fulfill him, he promoted the idea of the Middle Way, which means existing between two extremes.

Explains the origins, evolution, teachings, and celebrations of the Buddhist religion.