Buddhism is a world religion, which arose in and around ancient Kingdom of Magadha (now in Bihar, India), and is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (born as a prince of the ancient Kapilavastu kingdom now in Lumbini of Nepal), who has the Indian Sanskrit name "Siddhārtha Gautama" and the Indian pali name Siddhattha Gotama Buddha (literally the Awakened One).
Monks of Jogyesa - The history of Jogyesa, the central monastery of the teaching of Buddhism in Korea, is as long as the history of Korean Buddhism. Through its traditional tenets along with the constant practice of the Buddha’s teachings, the ordained Sangha of monks and nuns have been able to continue its work of helping to save all beings from suffering.
“The venerable teachers, philosophers & spiritual practitioners throughout history have concluded that the greatest happiness we can experience comes from the development of an open, loving heart.” ~ Allan Lokos <3 lis
Mongolian Shamanism | In Buryat shamanistic symbolism, the World-Tree is connected to the World-River; the bear for the Master of the Animals, or, among the Evenks, for the ethnogenic father. in the northwest corner of Mongolia, near the lake of Khoso Gol, the shamans venerate the mountain god, Khan Boghda Dayan Degereki Khayirkhan, in the form of the holy mountain. The polar star is a celestial nail, also called the Golden Nail -
John Green relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the reign of Ashoka, the Buddhist emperor who, in spite of Buddhism's structural disapproval of violence, managed to win a bunch of battles.Find more videos from Crash Course at our collection page here.