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Buddhism

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Definition the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that suffering and rebirth end when enlightenment is obtained through right conduct, wisdom and meditation
  • Some Buddhists think the reason Buddha refused to answer some metaphysical questions is that they distract from the practical activity of realizing enlightenment.
  • The Taliban destroyed the Buddhist statues and stupas where we played, which had been there for thousands of years and were a part of our history from the time of the Kushan kings.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • Our house was in Gulkada, which means "place of flowers," but it used to be called Butkara, or "place of the Buddhist statues."
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • The Buddhists had arrived here in the second century and their kings ruled the valley for more than 500 years.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhists = Muslim religion which is second most practiced in the world
  • Islam came to our valley in the eleventh century when Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni invaded from Afghanistan and became our ruler, but in ancient times Swat was a Buddhist kingdom.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • Chinese explorers wrote stories of how there were 1,400 Buddhist monasteries along the banks of the River Swat, and the magical sound of temple bells would ring out across the valley.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • Once some foreign archaeologists arrived to do some work there and told us that in times gone by it was a place of pilgrimage, full of beautiful temples domed with gold where Buddhist kings lay buried.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = followers of the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • At school we learned that in 327 BC, even before the Buddhists came to Swat, Alexander the Great swept into the valley with thousands of elephants and soldiers on his way from Afghanistan to the Indus.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhists = followers of the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • We had been away from our valley for almost three months and as we drove back past Churchill's Picket, past the ancient ruins on the hill and the giant Buddhist stupa, we saw the wide Swat River and my father began to weep.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • The school had expanded a lot by then and had three buildings—the original one in Landikas was a primary school, and then there was a high school for girls on Yahya Street and one for boys with a big garden of roses near the remains of the Buddhist temple.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Buddhist = related to the religion based on the teaching of Buddha
  • What relation to this revelation have the beliefs of the Buddhists, Mohammedans, who preached and did good too?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • I was a Buddhist, a Jain, a Duck River Baptist.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • My classmates were spinning their fantasies for the future: lawyer, ethnobotanist, Buddhist monk (it was a very progressive high school).
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • —We want no budding buddhists.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • When I was born, a blind, Buddhist monk, living alone in the Burmese jungle, predicted that my birth would bring great prosperity to the family.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • In the street, by cylinders of garbage cans, you were just a step from a place of worship for Buddhists that was formerly a church.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Your father had been a respected scholar and also devoted to the six virtues of Buddhism enshrined in this pagoda.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • Should we wave a flag and tell the Buddhists that we have proof the Buddha did not come from a lotus blossom?
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • An elevation of a specimen cave was produced; it was lettered "Buddhist Cave."
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • "I do have her blood," I said, looking now at a young girl standing before the gate of a Buddhist temple in a dark velvet suit.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker

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