Buddhism A History

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For over 2000 years Buddhism has existed as an organized religion. By religion I mean that it has a concept of the profane, the sacred, and approaches to the sacred. It has been established in India, China, Japan and Other eastern cultures for almost 2000 years and has gained a strong foothold in North America and Europe in the past few centuries. However, one might ask; What fate would Buddhism face had Siddartha Guatama been born in …

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…family/society; a society not used to such abstract ideas of reality, the close- minded nature of western thought, and the problems posed by a media that likes to jump on anything new and unusual and tear it to shreds. However, if it were to overcome these obstacles it is quite probable that it would become a deeply rooted religion in North America due to the likely support it would gain from the scientific community.