buddha

     

Budha means "Awakened one" or "Enlightened one"; it may refer to:

Trivia about buddha

  • In art this "Enlightened One" is often depicted in the lotus position in deep meditation
  • Legend says he spent 98 days beneath a large bo tree, 49 to solve the riddle of suffering & 49 more to meditate
  • From Laos the statue seen here is a reclining version of this founder of a religion
  • This man founded a religion, so go ahead & rub his tummy for luck
  • In the 6th century B.C. Sariputra was an early pupil of this Indian religion founder
  • Japan has 3 separate observances marking this man's birth, enlightenment & death
  • This religion founder attained enlightenment under a bo tree & stayed near it 7 weeks to savor the experience
  • Hindus consider this father of another religion to be the ninth incarnation of Vishnu
  • The Koran was burned to protest the Taliban's 2001 destruction of giant statues of this teacher
  • The Japanese began following this religious leader's beliefs around 500 A.D.:
  • Lumbini, Nepal is a pilgrimage site as the birthplace of this man about 2,500 years ago
  • Siddhartha Gautama's title
  • This religious leader died in India around 483 B.C., possibly from eating contaminated pork
  • The Dalai Lama is the spiritual reincarnation of this Enlightened One, formerly known as Gautama
  • Suffering, cause, cessation & the path were his four noble truths
  • Shiki wrote that this / "enlightened one" does not blink / "as the hailstones fall"
  • In the sixth century B.C. he sent monks to spread his teachings throughout India
  • There are more statues honoring this religious leader than any other person in the world
  • One of Vishnu's 10 avatars is this founder of a whole religion
  • On the holiday called Vesak, observers celebrate his birth, enlightenment & death
  • An annual festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka honors one of this religious figure's teeth
  • This title of prince Siddhartha comes from Sanskrit for "awakening"
  • At Lumbini, you can visit the birthplace of this "Enlightened One"
  • It's enlightening to know the eighth day of the fourth lunar month is celebrated as his birthday
  • Inspired by his years in India, Sir Edwin Arnold's blank-verse epic "The Light of Asia" told of this religion founder
  • Well-known nickname of Siddhartha Gautama
  • A 1928 biography on this religious figure was titled "Gotama The Man"
  • The Mi-Lo-Fo, a symbol of bliss in China, is a later fat incarnation of this "enlightened" one
  • This religious figure began teaching his new doctrines in the Ganges River Valley around 528 B.C.
  • Fo--Chinese name for this prince turned religious leader
  • His enlightenment has been dated to around 528 B.C. after a 7-week stay under the bodhi tree
  • This man born in Lumbini, India founded a religion
  • The art of ancient Korean kingdom is known for the "Paekche smile" seen on this man
  • It can be any person who's reached Nirvana, or a specific one of the 6th century B.C.
  • Some images of this "Enlightened One" show a top-knot which symbolizes his supreme wisdom
  • He preached his first sermon to 5 disciples in a park near the holy city of Varanasi
  • The first of the "Noble Truths" of this man born in Nepal is that existence is suffering
  • Nirvana Day, February 15, commemorates the death of this leader
  • Siddhartha Gautama achieved worldwide fame under this name
  • The son of Suddhodana, a wealthy ruler, he was born in what's now Nepal around 563 B.C.
  • Bodhisattvas are personifications of the virtues of this founder of a religion
  • According to one legend, this spiritual leader born in 563 B.C. was the first to discover tea
  • This religious leader was born around 563 B.C. in what is now Nepal
  • Reach, reach, reach for that truth of cessation! You're not leaving the Deer Park until you reach!
  • In early China, cultured pearls were created by placing a lead object shaped like this religious figure in a mussel
  • Tradition tells us how this spiritual leader survived on one hemp seed a day during his 6 steps of asceticism