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Buddhism is a widespread and ancient practice that dates back to 623 BCE, with the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, in modern day Lumbini, Nepal. Brought into this world as a prince or of a noble family, Siddhartha Gautama spends his life reflecting inward to understand the complexities of existence, eventually leading him to experience enlightenment and attain Nirvana.
InterviewOn the Spot: Jessey J.C. Choo‘History is an illusion, as with everything that changes.’History Today| Published inHistory TodayVolume 72 Issue 11 November 2022Vairocana Buddha at the Fengxian Temple, Longmen Grottoes, completed during the Tang dynasty rule. Wiki Commons/Zhangzhugang. Work