Buddhism meaning

bo͝odĭzəm, bo͝odĭz-
The definition of Buddhism is a religion and teachings of the Buddha, founded in India in the sixth century.

An example of Buddhism is karma and the law of cause and effect.

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The teaching of Siddhartha Gautama that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct, wisdom, and meditation releases one from desire, suffering, and rebirth.
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The religion and philosophy founded by the Nepalese teacher Gautama Buddha.
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The religion represented by the many groups, especially numerous in Asia, that profess varying forms of this doctrine and that venerate Siddhartha Gautama.
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A religion and philosophic system of central and eastern Asia, founded in India in the 6th cent. b.c. by Buddha: it teaches that right thinking and self-denial will enable the soul to reach nirvana, a divine state of release from misdirected desire.
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Origin of buddhism

  • Buddha +‎ -ism

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