Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of siddhartha gautama, who was born in the fifth century bc in what is now nepal and northern india buddhism then spread throughout asia to become one of the dominant religions of the continent estimates of the number of buddhists in the. Learn about some of the most basic buddhist teachings begin to understand what the buddha taught, how it may be applicable in modern life, and how to begin cultivating the qualities outlined over 2,500 years ago. I've just finished reading basic teachings of the buddha by glenn wallis for the second time, and i must say i really like this book i really like this format of having open commentary, some history of buddha and buddhism, explanation of what the suttas are, and then 16 specifically chosen suttas. The buddha spoke the four noble truths and many other teachings, but at the heart they all stress the the buddha knew it would be difficult for people to follow his teachings on their own, so he in buddhism, the most important rules are the five precepts these have been passed down from the.
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