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[Skt.,=the enlightened One], usual title given to the founder of Buddhism. He is also called the Tathagata [he who has come thus], Bhagavat [the Lord], and Sugata [well-gone]. He probably lived from 563 to 483 B.C.
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sees “everything” and has “eyes on his feet.” [Buddhism: Parrinder, 110]
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Ms Gautama later wrote on Facebook: "The cyclist had hit our car with his hand earlier on the passenger side, the only reason I could think he did this is he possibly felt he didn't have enough room to get through.
Message Modi said both Gautama Buddha and Lord Krishna taught the world so much, as Krishna gave his message before the start of the great war in Mahabharata and Buddha repeatedly emphasised on rising above warfare.
EIL joint managing director Gautama Chaterjee spoke on production capacity and expansion plans.
Hundreds of people have visited Buddhists shrines and monasteries in Nepal's quake-wracked capital Kathmandu on the birthday of Gautama Buddha to pray for the country and the people who suffered during April 25 earthquake.
The Sultanganj Buddha is a representation of Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism who lived in India/Nepal around the 6th century BC The Buddha was one of the first pieces to enter Birmingham's collection in 1864 when it was shipped to the city by a former Lord Mayor.
The Buddha from Babylon: The Lost History and Cosmic Vision of Siddhartha Gautama provides an ancient history survey that maintains that the sudden death of the Persian Emperor in 522 BCE had something to do with Siddhartha Gautama's leadership in the Magi, an interfaith order that governed the region at the time, and that the Magi Order's purge and Siddhartha's journey back east inspired the backlash of Buddhism, created as a pacifist movement in response.
As such, it resembles the work of system builders in the past like Gautama, Hegel and Eriugena.
In India, the dealer for most of these yacht-making companies is Marine Solutions, run by the husband-wife duo, Gautama and Anju Dutta, the former himself a winner of numerous yachting competitions.
Harvey Kraft's The Buddha from Babylon: The Lost History and Cosmic Vision of Siddhartha Gautama offers an alternate chapter in the much-studied and worshipped life of the great spiritual sage.
Buddhism is based largely on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha and is one of the world's oldest religions.
Buddhists in Nepal are protesting police intervention in late May when Buddhists were holding a function at Kakrebihar to erect a Buddha statue while marking Buddha Jayanti, or the birth anniversary of Siddhartha Gautama.
Following Paul Moser, this view might be called "logical religious exclusivism." Accordingly, the reality of, say, a Mahayana Buddhist who believes that Siddhartha Gautama was the first Buddha and a Catholic Christian who believes that there is no such thing as a Buddha is indeed a reality of people holding beliefs that seem to contradict each other.

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