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One day a students asked
The Buddha,
"Are you the messiah?"
"No" replied Buddha.
"Then are you a healer?"
"No" Buddha replied.
"Then are you a teacher?"
the student persisted.
"No" I am not a teacher."
"Then what are you?" asked
the student, exasperated.
"I AM AWAKE"
The Buddha replied

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blankGautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha he was a sage on whose teachings 'Buddhism' was founded. Buddhismblank is one of the world's great religions. and is based on the teaching of Siddhattha Gotama, more commonly known as The Buddha, who lived from approximately 557 to 477 BC The word "Buddha" means 'Supreme Enlightened One', a 'fully awakened individual',any one of us who has achieved realization of the ULTIMATE TRUTH.
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The simple aim of this website is to try to explain Buddhism in 'truth' and for the reader to comprehend that Buddhism sets out to permit each individual to study and observe 'truth' internally. It further requires no blindly followed faith or acceptance. Buddhism advocates no dogmas, creeds, rites, penance or sacrifices. Buddhism is not a system of faith and worship but is simply a path to Supreme Enlightenment and for those who choose it 'a way of life' - The links below are some basic tenets of the Buddha's teachings. For other useful content please go to the top or bottom: