Dec
20
2010
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How is Bodhi Day celebrated?

bodhi dayBodhi Day is celebrated on the 8th day of the 12th lunar month which is December 8. Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that marks the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautauma (Shakyamuni) received his awakening (enlightenment). Tradition has it that on the night of his awakening he was given three temptations by the [&hel[more...]

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Mar
15
2010
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What are the most common religions in the world?

University of Sussex chapel.Christianity is by far the largest family of religions in the world, according to Adherents.com and various other sources. With about 2.1 billion (that is, 2,100 million) people belonging to some branch of Christianity, Christians make up about a third of the world's population. Christianity is also the most widespread of the major religious groups, [&hel[more...]

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