buddha buddha  /ˈbu də/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
  2. (n) one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment

Usage(s):

  • At an awesome 153 m tall, the bronze buddha recently unveiled in central China's Henan province seemed destined to become a rare tourist attraction in a place better known for its .

News

  1. Fool’s gold

    The notion of a “golden mean” or “middle way” dates to ancient times and was postulated as a foundation of morality and wisdom by Greek philosophers, Gautama Buddha, Confucius and St. Thomas Aquinas, among many others.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Ridgefield Press

  2. Dharma Talk

    Fugan Eugene Bush, D.D. began formal practice in 1982 and received Dharma transmission from Katherine Thanas in 2010. For many years until recently Gene served as the Administrator of Santa Cruz Zen Center. He is now a Practice Leader and coordinator of the Sangha Support Net. Gene also teaches the traditional practice of sewing Buddha’s Robe -- rakusu and okesa. His paid work is as a teacher in ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The North Coast Journal

  3. Trip through Kathmandu offers memories for a lifetime

    Our last full day in Kathmandu dawned bright and cloudless, making it a perfect day to take a sightseeing flight with Buddha Air to see Mount Everest. Yes, that is the name of the airline company, or we could fly on Yeti Air.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Redlands Daily Facts

Quotes

  1. "Fundamentalism in attitudes and beliefs often targets mankind's heritage structures and sites, leading to their destruction. The destruction of the Bamiyan Buddha in Afghanistan is only one stark example of such threats to heritage...
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: TopNews

  2. "It's his Buddha," McBride says. "He comes in one day with it acting like a guy gave him a million bucks. The guy gave him the Buddha."
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Macay McBride Source: Fort Wayne News Sentinel

  3. "To Burmese, monks are like sons of the Buddha," said Maung Aye, a taxi driver, as he drove around Yangon's 2,000-year-old Sule Pagoda, which is said to enshrine a hair of the Buddha and was a focal point of the protests and their suppression...
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Maung Aye Source: International Herald Tribune

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