July 20, 2005

SIDEBAR: How Siddhartha Gautama Became the Buddha

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) The traditional Buddha _ which is actually a word meaning “The Enlightened One” rather than the name of a person _ lived about 2,500 years ago on what is now the Indian-Nepalese border, according to most scholars. He was named Siddhartha Gautama and born into a life of luxury […]

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