Origin of Buddha
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“My children are traumatised,” Than Dar told a group of reporters in front a large reclining Buddha.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the first time I witnessed his balanced mix of strength and kindness, or what could be dubbed his “Buddha nature.”
But the Buddha condemned both extreme luxury and extreme poverty as obstacles to enlightenment.
This is one of the meanings of the famous Zen koan, “If you see the Buddha on the road, kill him.”
He so much embodied the ancient teachings of the Buddha, yet insisted on a completely inclusive, secular, contemporary approach.How S.N. Goenka Changed My Life—And the Lives of Millions More|Sharon Salzberg|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was taught by Buddha, it was taught by Socrates, and it was taught for the last time in the most powerful manner by Kant.Thoughts on Life and Religion|Friedrich Max Mller
They resolved to devise some means to lower the character of Buddha in the opinion of the people.The Life or Legend of Gaudama|Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
At last she determined to repair to Buddha himself and appeal to him.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
Two or three services are intoned before the image of the Buddha each day.
One of the duties of a priest of Buddha is to study the medicinal properties of plants in order to benefit his fellow men.The Student's Mythology|Catherine Ann White
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Word Origin for buddha
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Word Origin and History for buddha
1680s, from Pali, literally "awakened, enlightened," past participle of budh "to awake, know, perceive," related to Sanskrit bodhati "is awake, observes, understands" (see bid). Title given by his adherents to the man who taught this path, Siddhartha Gautama, also known to them as Sakyamuni "Sage of the Sakyas" (his family clan), who lived in northern India 5c. B.C.E.