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The teachings of the modern Chinese Buddhist thought of Humanistic Buddhism encompass all of the Buddhist teachings from the time of Gautama Buddha to the present. The basic idea was to replace supernatural religion with a cult of the human, restituting to the human subject a centrality that – according to the authors – had been overlooked. They believe that the Torah contains 613 mitzvot binding upon Jews but not upon non-Jews.

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