The Buddha

 
  

Meditation

Bliss-nirvana-the Buddha taught, could be found through the practice of meditation.
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ABOUT THE BUDDHA

the buddhaTwo and a half millennia ago in northern India, a new religion sprung from the ideas of a single man, the Buddha — a mysterious Indian sage who famously gained enlightenment sitting beneath a large, shapely fig tree. The Buddha never claimed to be God or his emissary on earth; he said only that he was a human being who, in a world of unavoidable pain and suffering, had found a kind of serenity that others could find, too. Actor Richard Gere narrates this documentary on the Buddha's life by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin.

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