The truth that Mahatma Buddha discovered is relevant even today. Buddha never said that he saw or knew God. He said that he only knew the cycle of life. He has found the truth. Disappointed with the increasing rituals in Brahminism, Buddha founded a new sect called Buddhism. It became so famous that crossing the borders of India, China, Japan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, etc. became the state religion of Asian countries. In this article we will study the life of Mahatma Buddha on a historical basis, obviously, the article will be detailed. Mahatma Buddha
Mahatma Buddha biography
Mahatma Buddha (563-483 BC) biography
|Birthplace||Kapilvastu (located in present-day Nepal)|
|Step Mother||Mahaprajapati Gautami|
|Home renunciation||at the age of 29 (Mahabhinishkaman)|
|Buddha's First Guru||Alar Kalam|
|Enlightened||At the age of 35 on the day of Buddha Purnima|
|First sermon||Sarnath Varanasi (Dharma Chakra Pravartan)|
|Dear disciples||Ananda and Upali|
|Died||483 BC (80 Year Age)|
|Death place||Kushinagar (Kusinara) Malla Republic|
|Cause of death||food poisoning|
|Most sacred book||Tripitaka|
|Tales of previous births||Jataka|
|A compilation of Buddha's teachings||Sutta Pitaka|
Some historical facts related to Mahatma Buddha
Buddha, the “enlightened” in Sanskrit a clan name (Sanskrit) Gautama or (Pali) Gautama, personal name (Sanskrit) Siddhartha or (Pali) Siddhartha, his birth (563 BC) BC, Lumbini, Kapilavastu (present-day Nepal located in), Sakya republic, Kosala kingdom [now in Nepal].
He died, in 483 BCE in Kusinara, Malla Republic, Magadha Empire [now Kasia Tehsil Bihar, India]), Buddhism Siddhartha founded the religion called Buddhism. Buddha was more than a religious teacher but also a social reformer.
His followers, called Buddhists, propagated the religion that is known today as Buddhism. The title Buddha was used by many religious groups in ancient India and had many meanings, but it was most strongly associated with the tradition of Buddhism and meant an enlightened (enlightened) being who had overcome the slumber of ignorance. He was awakened from the darkness, the knower of the true knowledge of life, and attained freedom from suffering.
According to various traditions of Buddhism, there have been Buddhas in previous lives as well and there will be Buddhas in the future as well. Some schools of Buddhism hold that there is only one Buddha for each historical era; Others believe that all beings will eventually become Buddhas because they have Buddha nature (Tathagatagarbha).
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All forms of Buddhism celebrate various events in the life of the Buddha Gautama, including his birth, enlightenment, and passage into nirvana. In some countries, the three events are celebrated on the same day, which is called Vesak in Southeast Asia.
In other regions, the festivals are held on different days and involve a variety of rituals and practices. In these countries, Buddha’s birthday is celebrated in April or May depending on the lunar date.
“In Japan, which does not use a lunar calendar, the birth of the Buddha is celebrated on April 8. The celebration there has been merged with a native Shinto ceremony at the flower festival known as Hanamatsuri.”