Difference between revisions of "Buddha Shakyamuni"

From Rigpa Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[Image:BuddhaSmall.jpg|frame|Buddha Shakyamuni]]
 
[[Image:BuddhaSmall.jpg|frame|Buddha Shakyamuni]]
'''Buddha Shakyamuni''' ([[Wyl.]] ''sangs rgyas shakya thub pa'') - the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached [[enlightenment]] (and thus became a [[buddha]]) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.
+
'''Buddha Shakyamuni''' ([[Wyl.]] ''sangs rgyas shakya thub pa'') the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached [[enlightenment]] (and thus became a [[buddha]]) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.
  
 
==Disciples==
 
==Disciples==
Line 7: Line 7:
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
 
*One of the most famous and inspiring accounts of Buddha's life is [[Ashvaghosha]]'s ''[[Buddhacharita]]''
 
*One of the most famous and inspiring accounts of Buddha's life is [[Ashvaghosha]]'s ''[[Buddhacharita]]''
 +
*[[Thich Nhat Hahn]], ''Old Path, White Clouds'' (Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1991)
 +
 +
==Oral Teachings==
 +
*[[Dzogchen Rinpoche]], ''Buddha’s Life and Path of Liberation'', [[Lerab Ling]], 6-7 June 1998
  
 
==Internal Links==
 
==Internal Links==

Revision as of 19:50, 16 August 2009

Buddha Shakyamuni

Buddha Shakyamuni (Wyl. sangs rgyas shakya thub pa) — the Indian prince Gautama Siddhartha, who reached enlightenment (and thus became a buddha) in the sixth century B.C., and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.

Disciples

Further Reading

Oral Teachings

Internal Links

External Links