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The mainline tradiion says that Siddhartha (he wasn’t the Buddha yet) left home at the age of 29, by Indian reckoning, which starts at conception
The mainline tradiion says that Siddhartha (he wasn’t the Buddha yet) left home at the age of 29, by Indian reckoning, which starts at conception. This would correspond to age 28 by Western reckoning (all subsequent references are to the Indian reckoning; subtract one year to arrive at the Western reckoning). However, there is an alternative tradition, referred to by Nichiren, that the Buddha was 19 when he left home
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Pursuing the Honorable argues that our modern understanding of honor, as seen through example of today’s military training .
Pursuing the Honorable argues that our modern understanding of honor, as seen through example of today’s military training, is deficient. To remedy this, the book returns to an understanding of the honorable good, especially manifested for philosophers like Aristotle and Cicero in a life of the human virtues. However, because honor as defined by the honorable good needs to be applicable to the 21st Century occidental world of liberal democratic values, the study includes careful attention to those conditions under which honor can once again become a live option.
Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of. .
Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth. Unlike Christianity or Islam, Buddhism does not have one central text that sums up the religion's basic tenets. What people call "Buddhism" today is really a collection of different philosophies and schools of thought, ranging from Zen to Mahayana to Theravada.
The Buddha of Suburbia is a pastiche: a deliberate homage to British eighteenth-century initiation novels . His talks are successful, and he becomes the Buddha of suburbia. He also conducts a love affair with Eva, eventually leaving his wife
The Buddha of Suburbia is a pastiche: a deliberate homage to British eighteenth-century initiation novels such as Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones (1747) and Laurence Stern’s Tristram Shandy (1759-1767), where the reader follows a charismatic narrator through his initiation into adult life. He also conducts a love affair with Eva, eventually leaving his wife. Karim’s family falls apart, and Karim drops out of school without completing his A-level exams.
Each section describes the stages of the Buddha's development and evolution.
This version, Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment, was written by Deepak Chopra, an alternative medicine advocate in the New Age movement. I hadn't read any of Chopra's other books prior to this one, so I approached this book with very few expectations. The book is broken up into three main sections: "Siddhartha The Prince", "Gautama The Monk", and "Buddha".
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The Buddha of Suburbia (1990), written by Hanif Kureishi, won the Whitbread Award for the best first novel. The Buddha of Suburbia is said to be very autobiographical. It is about Karim, a mixed-race teenager, who is desperate to escape suburban South London and to have new experiences in London in the 1970s