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No, we do not. There are many reasons why. The Buddha, like modern sociologists and psychologists, believed that religious ideas and especially the idea of god, have their origins in fear. The Buddha said: Gripped by fear people go to sacred mountains, sacred groves, sacred trees and shrines. So clinging to the idea of a all powerful being that can protect us and guide us, inspite of all the examples in life that there really isn't (where was he in Newtown?) is just another form of desire and fear.
No, Buddhists do not believe in a God, per say, but they believe in a divine existence and a way of life. The existence or non-existence of 'god' is not a factor in Buddhism. Mankind must find its own way to enlightenment.
Buddhists do not believe in any all powerful, infinite life gods. We believe that some people can attain entry into a God Realm for a finite time; but these beings are not omnipotent and not omniscient.
no they do not they are not monothaistic (means they belive in one god)

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What god do Buddhists believe in?

Buddhists do not believe in any god.


Who is the god that Buddhists believe in?

None. Buddhists do not believe in any creator god or any supreme being.


Which religion does not believe in a creator God?

Buddhists and Atheists do not believe in a God or Creator.


Do Buddhist believe in god?

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What buddhists beliefs about god?

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Do the Buddhists believe in god?

Buddhists have no god or pantheon of deities. It is up to everyone to find his own way to enlightenment.


Does Buddhism believe in god?

The teachings of Buddhists do not talk of a God, but if you wish to believe in any God or a sprititual force then you can.


Can budda forgive sin?

The short answer is no. The long answer is that The Buddha is not a god and us Buddhists do not believe in sin. We believe that people can do unmoral things but sin is a god-based concept and Buddhists do not believe in any omnipotent god or gods.


What do Buddhists and hindus have in common?

They believe in one god.


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Does buhddism believe in GOD?

Buddhists are able to believe in a god but Buddhism takes no stance on whether a god exists at all or not.


Are Buddhists polytheists?

Buddhism is a very broad religious tradition and the answer to this question will vary depending on the type of Buddhist you are referring to. Some Buddhists do not believe in any god. Other Buddhists believe in many gods. Some Buddhists believe that there are many gods but they have no real impact on human life. Others believe that a god or gods can directly intervene in human affairs. Basically, yes some Buddhists are polytheist but many are not.


Do Jains believe in a god?

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Who is the Buddhist god?

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Can you believe in God and be Buddhist?

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What god do the followers of Baha'i believe in?

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Do Buddhist people believe in one God or many Gods?

Buddhists do not believe in any gods, they believe in self enlightenment.


Do Buddhists believe in the trinity?

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Is Buddhism belief in god?

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Do Buddhists worship Christmas?

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