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spaz98




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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject: Buddhism as a religion Reply with quote

It's difficult to say if Buddhism would be classified as a religion. Depending on what culture you come from, Buddhism can be a religion or a philosphy. Some people actually do worship the Buddha as a God while others look at him as a teacher.

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vajra




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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

`at its core it is a philosphy that espouses that material life is an illusion empty :) not nihilism mind you. some teachers criticize those who treat it like vitamin/religion. cheers, Vajra

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