Hello all! Buddhism is a religion that has numerous beliefs, traditions, rituals and different spiritual practices. The word ‘Buddha’ derives from ‘Buddhi’, which means ‘to wake up’. It had its beginning about 2,500 years ago when Siddhartha Gautam was himself enlightened at the age of 35.All spiritual practices of this religion are mainly based on wisdom attribution to the lord Buddha. This religion invented in India originally. Over India, it spread throughout Asia continent. Now, Buddism is world’s 4th biggest and major religion. It has more than 500 million followers, whichare around 7% of the entire population of the globe. The followers of this religion known as Buddhists.
There are two main existing branches of Buddhism are usually acknowledged by researchers. One is Mahayana and second is Theravada.Buddhist educationsare quite differentin the accurate nature of the pathway to freedom, the value of different scriptures and teachings and particularly their own practices. The practices of Buddhism include Vipassana, Samatha, Refuge, the Vajrayana practices of completion also Generation stage and Mahayana practice of Bodhicitta. It is one of the most peaceful religions at the present time. The religion is a symbol for harmony and peace.
Mahayana, which includes the traditions of Zen, Nichiren Buddhism, Pure Land, Shingon and Tiantai (Tendai), has originatedall over the East Asia. Relatively Nirvana, Mahayana instead desires to Buddhahood through the Bodhisattva pathway, a state in which one left-over in the rotation of rebirth to aid other human beingsachievebeginning.Vajrayana, a body of wisdoms attributed to Indian Siddhas, might be viewed as a 3rddivision or just a part of Mahayana. Tibetan Buddhism, which conserves the Vajrayana traditions of 8th century India, is accomplished in areasnearby the Himalayas, Kalmykia and Mongolia.Tibetan Buddhism desires to Buddhahood.
Well, we all know the fact that Buddhism is related to Buddha. He was born in Lumbini, Nepal. There are many more places where you can view the real beauty of this religion. India, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Tibet, Indonesia and Japan has some of the most remarkable memories of Siddharth Gautam, Buddha. If you want to see their story in brief then you must visit places like Kapilvastu, Bodh Gaya, Lumbini, Sarnath, Sanchi, Bodhnath and Svayambhunath. These are the places where you can see and learn about this beautiful religion and the great Buddha.
Whenever we discussed Buddhism and its rituals, Maitreya shouldn’t be ignored. It is an important part of this beautiful tradition. According to followers of Buddhareligion, Maitreya is one of a Bodhisattva. As per the sayings, he will become visible on the earth in the future to teach unpolluted and clean Dharma and attain inclusive enlightenment. Maitreya will be an achiever to the present Buddha, according to the scriptures. The scholars say that the prediction of the appearance of achiever Maitreya refers to anoccasion in the upcoming time when the people start neglected Dharma completely on this earth. He arrives to save the drama and the world. This is a peaceful and beautiful religion. Its history, importance and contributions are wider and it is impossible to assemble them in such fewer words.