10 Facts About Buddhists


Buddhists thus set out on a quest to find liberation from suffering .

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Buddhists famously sat in meditation under a Ficus religiosa tree — now called the Bodhi Tree — in the town of Bodh Gaya and attained "Awakening" .

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Buddhists spent the rest of his life teaching the Dharma he had discovered, and then died, achieving "final nirvana", at the age of 80 in Kushinagar, India.

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Some Theravada Buddhists follow the presentation of the path laid out in Buddhaghosa's Visuddhimagga.

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Buddhists thus condemned the animal sacrifice of the Brahmins as well hunting, and killing animals for food.

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Likewise, most Tibetan Buddhists have historically tended not to be vegetarian there have been some strong debates and pro-vegetarian arguments by some pro-vegetarian Tibetans.

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Buddhists argues that Buddhist texts even directly copied various Shaiva tantras, especially the Bhairava Vidyapitha tantras.

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In Korea, nearly all Buddhists belong to the Chogye school, which is officially Son, but with substantial elements from other traditions.

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Buddhists spread these traditional approaches to health, sometimes called "Buddhist medicine", throughout East and Southeast Asia, where they remain influential today in regions like Sri Lanka, Burma, Tibet and Thailand.

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Buddhism has spread to the Nordic countries; for example, the Burmese Buddhists founded in the city of Kuopio in North Savonia the first Buddhist monastery of Finland, named the Buddha Dhamma Ramsi monastery.

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