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It is best to check with your teacher or more experienced other practitioners on these details. Not c, because Hinduism does allow converts. This seems to indicate the early beginning of adoring vatthu-devata or local deities in Buddhism. See further discussion in Texts and Textual Theory. The fierce demands of Zen, with its emphasis on personal effort and the promise of enlightenment rather than heaven, seemed rebarbative and disturbing to the elite. Buddhism is one of the world’s largest major religions with an estimated 360 million followers all over the world (Adherents, 2008).

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