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Buddhism: principles of the teaching of Buddhism

Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, born in the 5th century BC in what is today Nepal and northern India. He was called “the Buddha”, which means “awakened”, after experiencing a deep awareness of the nature of life, death and existence. In English, the Buddha is said to be enlightened, […]

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Why Ambedkar chose Buddhism over Hinduism, Islam, Christianity

Paintings on sale at Shivaji Park near Chaitya Bhoomi, Dadar, Mumbai one day before the 55th anniversary of Ambedkar’s death | Kalpak Pathak / Hindustan Times via Getty Images Text size: A- A + BThe religious conversion of abasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar is often a subject of curiosity and debate among people, who wonder why […]