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I am so over the whole tiger Woods thing I could scream.. The only connection between one thing and the next is that one causes the next. E, East Asia and the spread of Buddhism from 256 B. Buddhism does recognize an Absolute, which is non-dual and beyond all birth and death. Buddha journeyed from place to place, teaching and converting hundreds of followers and died at the age of eighty. Proponents of Mahayana Buddhism argue that the Therevada focus on individual enlightenment is selfish, and so members of Mahayana sangha take what is called the "Boddhisattva vow", meaning that they voluntarily choose to forgo nirvana in order to aid others in their spiritual journeys.

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Publisher: Shambhala; 2nd Revised edition edition (November 11, 2008)

ISBN: 1590306368

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