This is a free sample preview of the essay
Beginning of essay|
is a major religion, founded in northeastern India in AD
552. It is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who is known as
the Buddha, or "Enlightened One." Buddha is the Indian philosopher and the
founder of , born in Kapilavastu, India. He was the son of the head
of the Sakya warrior cast ....
Middle of essay
....ruelty useless. He
continued his search, attracting but later losing five followers. About 528,
while sitting under a bo tree near Gaya, he experienced the Great
Enlightenment, which exposed the way of "salvation from suffering." Shortly
afterward he preached his first sermon in the Deer Park near Benares. This
sermon, the text of which is preserved, contains the main idea of Buddhism.
Many scholars regard it as comparable, in its tone of truth and importance
in history, to Jesus Christ's Sermon....
|Number of words: 572
||Approximate pages: 3
Need help with writing your essay? Sign up today to view the rest of this paper and get unlimited access to over 45000 other essays just
like it. Some other sites charge you for each essay, but here at EssayPal we give you full access to our entire database for one low subscription
fee. Thousands of other students around the world have realized what an affordable deal this is and have become members. Come see what
you are missing out on. Once you've become a member, you will not go back to the other term paper sites either.