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FC: Buddhism

1: Buddhism and you | We would love to have you as one of our millions of Buddhist followers. With our religion by following the path of enlightenment you will surely achieve a state of eternal peace and bliss which we call nirvana. You will also learn how to be able to end all the suffering in your life.

2: This day is a special day, it is yours. Yesterday slipped away, it cannot be filled anymore with meaning. About tomorrow nothing is known. But this day, today, is yours, make use of it. Today you can make someone happy. Today you can help another. This day is a special day, it is yours.

3: Important Buddhist Holidays and Celebrations January 23, 2012- new year February 7, 2012- Magha Puja February 15, 2012- Nirvana day March 8, 2012- Chunga choepa April 8, 2012- Hanamatsuri (Buddha's birthday) April 13-16 2012- Water festivals May 5, 2012- Vesak May 28, 2012- seokga tansinil June 4, 2012- Saga dawa duchen July 6, 2012- Birthday of his holliness the Dalai Lama August 2, 2012- Asalha Puja August 31, 2012- Zhongyuan October 30, 2012- Pavarana November 6, 2012- Lhabab Ducheri December 8, 2012- Rohatsu

4: The Four Noble Truths are probably the most basic tenets: That every being that can suffer does suffer at some point and in some ways, that we humans cause our own suffering, that the cause of our suffering is clinging (to a wide variety of things, most notably mistaken beliefs), and that the practice described by the Buddha (known as the 8-fold path) is the way to end the clinging and therefore end the suffering.

5: THE founder of buddhism is prince Siddhartha, better known today as Buddha. | Prince Siddhartha left Nepal (in the Himalayan mountain range) at the age of 29 years old, crossed over to ancient India and eventually gained Enlightenment (Bodhi) at the age of 35 years old, at a place subsequently named as Bodhi Gaya. He became the Buddha.

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