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Ideas of Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), by Text

[Indian, c.580 - 520 BCE, Born at Kapilavastu, in Nepal. A pupil was Ananda. The founder of Buddhism. aka Shakyamuni.]

540BCE reports
p.42 The Buddha believed the gods would eventually disappear, and Nirvana was much higher [Armstrong,K]
p.295 Individuals don't exist, but are conventional names for sets of elements
Ch.1 p.42 Life is suffering, from which only compassion, gentleness, truth and sobriety can save us