World Religions Report on Buddhism

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World Religions Report on Buddhism
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Introduction to Buddhism
The paradox which occurs when writing about Buddhism as part of a world religions report is that Buddhism is arguably not a religion. The standard argument as to why Buddhism should not be considered a religion is based on the premise that Buddhism does not specifically address the existence of God in its scriptures and is therefore not a religion. However, Buddhism in its purest form, which is that which is practiced in places like India, Nepal, Tibet, and Sri Lanka does stress structured Buddhist teachings and practices in the context of spirituality. In Tibet and Nepal particularly, Buddhist deities are recognized as...
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