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Ideas of Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), by Text

[Indian, c.580 - 520 BCE, Born at Kapilavastu, in India. A pupil was Ananda. The founder of Buddhism. aka Shakyamuni.]

540BCE talk
p.42 The Buddha believed the gods would eventually disappear, and Nirvana was much higher
p.295 Individuals don't exist, but are conventional names for sets of elements
Ch.1 p.42 Life is suffering, from which only compassion, gentleness, truth and sobriety can save us