Siddhartha Gautam & His Philosophy

Dr Sushil Rudra 25.05.2021

Siddhartha Gautam/

Today, we observe as a very sacred and holy day asBhagavanBuddhacame to this world and also attained salvation or Buddhattwa in this very day. That’s why, it is called as Buddha Purnima. Siddhartha Gautam was born around BC 563. His father, Suddhodan was a king ofShakkya.

While Maya Devi, mother of Siddhrtha, was going to her parents home, during this time on the way atLumbininear toKapilbastu she gave birth to Siddhartha . Maya Devi died one week after giving birth.Siddharthabrought up in his maternal aunt,Gautomi.

We know about how didSiddharthatransformedintoBuddhaand took renunciation. On this auspicious day, we might remember him when we are going through pandemic situations. It’s very important to follow the instructions ofBuddhawhich he gave for the future generations.


There are some virtues in Buddhism. These virtues or qualities are
considered as crucial for the path to better rebirths or enlightenment.

These are presenting or
liberality (dāna-śῑla; sharing without clinging) and the four unlimited virtues (Brahmavihāras) of
maître or benevolence, karuņā or compassion, mūditā or sympathetic joy.

Value emphasis:

Values exist in both the Theravādin Buddhism and Mahāyāna Buddhism and five
offences are judged especially grave. They prohibit killing one‘s mother, father an Arhat, a
Buddha, or harming the community of monks.

In addition to the virtues of compassionate
equanimity, therefore, one begins to discern a more concretely expressed Buddhistic ethos of
non-injury (ahiṁsa).

In humanistic terms and at a glance, therefore, common Buddhist morality
does not seen to offer moral precepts, virtues or value emphasis inferior to other religious and
human traditions.

The four Noble Truths:

The last factor in the fourfold Noble Truth, which concern the means for attaining
enlightenment is the practice of the eightfold path which involves qualities of correct seeing, and
entails correct doing.

There are:
i) Faith (samyag

Virtues like liberality (giving dāna) and four unlimited virtues i.e. brahmavihāras of
compassionate equanimity.
Value emphasis such as caste equality; and lastly
The fourth Noble Truth i.e. means for attaining enlightment.

God is everywhere from Braahma to tiny insect:

In Buddhism, not only man, even the neglected animals also get a
prestigious position. It is reflected in the Jātaka tales where Buddha took birth again and again in
the form of deer, peacock, cow etc. and with the virtue of ten commandants or divine rules (i.e.
Dāna, Śῑla, Karma, Niskarma, Prajña, Virya, Satya, Adhisthāna, Maitrῑ, Upekṣa), he liberated

The Theravādins believed that the five precepts were externally binding on everyone. But
only the saint could really observe them.

The other five precepts are covetousness, slander, wrong views, hatred or insult, and idle
talking. All those groups of Śῑlas are called Dasa-śῑla (ten precepts) from humanist, social and
activist viewpoints all of these norms may seem self-centred or negative unless they are rectified.

Buddhang Sharonang Gacchami “

Dr Sushil Rudra

25.05.2021. Genious, Godly man, Great Men

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By kalpataru

I'm Dr. Sushil Rudra, residing in Durgapur City West Bengal, India . Studied in The University of Calcutta and did M.A , Ph.D . Also another M.A from Sridhar University. Taught in College and University ( RTU) . Love to write, traveling, singing Rabindrasangeet and social work. Have some books authored by me. Vivekananda and Rabibdranath both are my favourite subject. I have written more than 150 articles in my blog( and now I'm writing in my new " blog.


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