Every year thousands of Buddhists make a holy pilgrimage to Lumbini - long identified as the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who became the Buddha ...
Good Buddhists don't worship Buddha, nor do they pray to him. He's not a god.
posted on 11/26/2013 4:02:26 PM PST
“Good Buddhists don’t worship Buddha, nor do they pray to him. He’s not a god. “
You are correct. I know several Chinese who believe in Buddhism as a way of life, and believe in Jesus as their savior. They say the two paths are in perfect concordance.
Accepting his Academy Award for The Killing Fields
in 1985, Dr. Haing S. Ngor thanked "my god, Buddha".
This may have been a figure of speech to avoid a lengthy explanation where one wasn't appropriate.
posted on 11/26/2013 4:32:57 PM PST
(The enemy's gate is down...and to the left.)
depends on which buddhist denomination: Theravada do not, but many Mahayana sub-sects do
posted on 11/27/2013 2:01:38 AM PST
(Obamas dislike of Assad is not based on Assads brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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