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    Philosophy and Religion – Buddhism

    1. “Overview of Buddhism”: A complete introduction to the primary tenets, philosophies, and history of Buddhism. This article provides an understanding of Buddhism right from its inception, laying a foundation for further exploration into more specific aspects of this spiritual tradition.

    2. “Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)”: A comprehensive article on the life, teachings, and enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became known as the Buddha. This article dives into extensive biographical details shedding light on who Buddha was and his transformative journey.

    3. “Four Noble Truths”: A core doctrine of Buddhism, which outlines the four fundamental truths Buddha taught about suffering and the end of suffering. This article delves into each truth in detail, explaining the concept of Dukkha, the cause of suffering, the cessation of suffering, and the eightfold path to this cessation.

    4. “Noble Eightfold Path”: An exploration of the path to enlightenment and solution to end suffering as proposed by Buddha: Right understanding, thought, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration.

    5. “Karma and Reincarnation”: This article explains the complex concepts of Karma – the consequences of one’s actions, and Samsara – the cycle of birth and death in Buddhism. It discusses how these aspects impact the path to enlightenment and Nirvana.

    6. “Nirvana”: A detailed article discussing the ultimate goal of Buddhism – Nirvana. It thoroughly explains the state of liberation from suffering and the cycle of rebirth, and how to achieve it.

    7. “Dharma”: This focuses on the Buddhist teachings or “truths” that form the doctrine of Buddhism. It investigates the role and importance of Dharma in a Buddhist’s life.

    8. “Sangha”: An examination of the Buddhist community which consists of monks, nuns, and lay persons. This article outlines the functioning, responsibilities, and importance of the Sangha.

    9. “Buddhist Sects: Theravada and Mahayana”: A comparative study of the two major branches of Buddhism, their philosophies, practices, and geographical spread.

    10. “Buddhism in the World”: A detailed account of the spread, influence, and assimilation of Buddhism in various cultures worldwide, outlining its evolution and effect on societies.

    11. “Buddhist Practices and Rituals”: A comprehensive look at various ceremonies, rituals, and day-to-day practices like meditation that are integral to Buddhism.

    12. “Buddhist Art and Architecture”: This article provides an indepth investigation into artistic and architectural manifestations of Buddhist teachings across time and geography, dealing with stupas, statues, wall paintings and beyond.

    13. “Noteworthy Figures in Buddhism”: An article that outlines major figures in Buddhism, apart from Buddha, who made significant contributions to the religion over the centuries.

    14. “Buddhism and Western Philosophy”: An exploration of the reciprocal influences between Western thought and Buddhism, addressing comparative philosophy, religious studies, and phenomenology.