Buddhismnoun [ U ]uk /ˈbʊd.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈbʊd.ɪ.zəm/
- The children told me they're learning about Buddhism in R.E. this term.
- Buddhism does not have one special sacred book, unlike several other major religions.
- The practice of meditation is a very important part of Buddhism.
- He gradually became disillusioned with his faith and later converted to Buddhism.
- This teaching pack gives basic history and information about Buddhism.
Examples from literature
- Buddhism, with its belief in the oneness or unity of all things, was imported from China.
- In Japan, tattooing was an important part of tribal culture, but after the introduction of Chinese culture and Buddhism in the 6th century, it began to lose popularity.
- While Buddhism and Shinto are officially separate, in reality most people practice them together.
- Buddhism has no prejudices against those who confess another faith.
- Buddhism is also a religion of humanity.
- But the doctrine that it is wrong to take animal life was definitely adopted by Buddhism and gained strength with its diffusion.
- Taoism rivals Buddhism as the religion of the lower classes, and Taoism combined with Buddhism has more adherents than Confucianism.
- There was a great love of poetry in the communities in which Buddhism arose.