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What are the religious texts of Buddhism?

The Dharmapada. The religious texts of Buddhism is called as Tripitaka translated as three boxes, namely Sutta pitaka, Dhamma pitaka and Abhidhamma pitaka. Each of these has got several books on various aspects. In all, it is more then fifty… Full Answer

what are the religious celebration in Buddhism?

The religious celebrations in Buddhism are as follows: Buddhist New Year, Vesak. Magha, Puja Day,Magha Puja Day, Asakha Puja day, Uposatha, Pavarana Day, Kathina Ceremony, Anapanasati Day,Abhidhamma Day, Songkran, Loy Krathong, The Ploughing Festival, The Elephant Festival, The Festival of… Full Answer

What is a Sutra who wrote the Sutras?

A Sutra is a teachings of the Lord Buddha(who knew everything) to a particular person(peoples) , god or Brahma in a certain occasion. After the First Buddhist council all teachings of Lord Buddha collected as the Tripitaka and memorized by… Full Answer

Why the tripitaka has this name?

According to Wikipedia: The Tripiá¹­aka (Sanskrit; Devanagari: त्रिपिटक; Bengali: ত্রিপিটক ; lit. three baskets) is the Sanskrit term used by Westerners for a Buddhist canon of scriptures. Asian Buddhists of the Theravada Buddhist school use the term Tipitaka to refer… Full Answer

What is the holy book of Buddhists called as?

There is no single book of Buddhist scripture. Sutra is the name applied to the various documents that serve as scripture. Heart sutra, diamond sutra and others. With regard to "holy". This word generally refers to something that has been… Full Answer

What are holy days in Buddhism?

Buddhists have celebrations throughout the year. They are not sticyly "holy" days as Buddhism has no deities. The primary days from a number of Buddhist sects are: Important festivals and celebrations: Buddhist New Year In Theravadin countries, Thailand, Burma, Sri… Full Answer

Buddhism major festivals?

There are quite a few Buddhists festivals: 1) Buddhist New Year In some countries like Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Lao, the new year is celebrated for three days from the first full moon day in April. 2) Vesak… Full Answer

What was the buddist's holy day festival?

Buddhism has no "holy day" during the week like the Christian's Sunday There are many special or holy days held throughout the year by the Buddhist community. Many celebrate the birthdays of Bodhisattvas in the Mahayanatradition or other significant dates… Full Answer

What does Buddhism celebrate?

If i am not mistaken buddhisms only celebrate 2 religious events. First is Wesak Day which is they day (by the Buddhism calender) when Siddharta Gautama was born, englightened and died. 2nd is possible the Kuan Yin's Birthday. Kuan Yin… Full Answer