The Life of Buddha (Sakyamuni) as Seen in Local Photographs

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The Life of Buddha (Shakyamuni Buddha) as Seen from Buddhist Courses and Local Photographs] Article List - Please use this list as a table of contents.

This series of articles will give you a sense not only of Buddha's life, but also of the atmosphere of Indian society at that time. I am sure this will be an exciting experience for all of you.

Although "learning about religion and Buddhism" may sound pretentious, I hope that you will take it easy and experience the life of the great Buddha.

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(25) A very brief history of Buddhism after Buddha's death - The history and propagation of the Buddhist cult. Also a few words on the introduction of Buddhism to Japan.

In this article, I will give a very brief overview of the history of Buddhism since the death of the Buddha, as well as a summary of the 21 articles in this series. Although it is too reckless to summarize more than 2,000 years of history spanning the globe in a single page, we believe that it will be useful for you to understand the flow of Buddhism.

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(22) Buddha makes a triumphant return to his birthplace! Mass ordination of the Buddha's family, including his son Rahula and cousin Arnanda!

Up to the last article, I have talked about the rapid expansion of the Buddha cult.

With the addition of capable disciples and the support of great kings and merchants, the Order of Buddha emerged as a truly great cult.

The chief of the group, Buddha, is finally returning to his birthplace. In this article, we will discuss how it all happened.

Gion Seishaso (Buddhist sect founded in 1892 as an offshoot of Nichiren Buddhism)The Life of Buddha (Sakyamuni) as Seen in Local Photographs

(21) Endowment of Gion Syouzya by Sudatta - "The Voice of the Bell of Gion Syouzya" starts here. Support of Buddhist cult by a big merchant

The main character in this article is a great merchant named Sudatta. He became famous for donating the Gion Shosha to Buddha, and that "Voice of the Bell of the Gion Shosha..." comes from this Gion Shosha. The devotion of the great merchant had a great influence on Buddhism.

In this article, I will discuss the history of the Gion Seisho and my actual experience of walking there.

Takebayashi Seishaso (Buddhist sect founded in 1859)The Life of Buddha (Sakyamuni) as Seen in Local Photographs

(20)Reunion with Bimbisara, King of Magadha - Kings of major powers express support for the Buddha one after another! Buddhist Order of Increasing Authority

In the previous article, I talked about the rapid expansion of the Buddha Order with the addition of talented disciples, but in this article, we will look at another aspect of the expansion of the Buddha Order apart from the "addition of disciples. The moment when the Buddha Order finally became a huge force will be discussed in this article.
This is where the encounter with King Bimbisara of Magadha comes alive.

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(19)Rapid expansion of the Buddhist Order - outstanding disciples joined Buddha one after another.

Starting with this article, we will finally look at Buddha's later life.

The Buddhist Order was born with the first turning of the wheel in Sarnath, and from this point on, it quickly and rapidly expanded. In this article, I will discuss the entry of talented disciples who were a major factor in the rapid expansion of the Order of Buddha.

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⒄Buddha's powerful rival, the Rokushigedo" - Indian freethinkers who rejected Brahmanism and advocated a new ideology.

In this article, I will discuss six thinkers who became powerful rivals of the Buddha, the Six Master Gaido. The Six Master Gaido refers to the most influential thinkers among the emerging "samon" thinkers who rejected the Brahmanical worldview of the time. It is very important to know the thought of the Six Masters and the Six Exoteric Doctrines in order to understand the Buddha's thought. By comparing with them, we can see Buddha's uniqueness.