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Buddhism: Buddha himself

Siddhartha GautamaSo far in my I-guess-it’s-kind-of-a-series of posts about Buddhism I’ve been talking about what Buddhists believe, without a whole lot of background, because the historical context isn’t really necessary to understand the core of Buddhism.

In my next post I’m going to narrow the focus down to Zen specifically, but before that I’d like to talk a bit about where Buddhism as an organized religion began, with one man in ancient India, Siddhartha Gautama.

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