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Buddha who is the founder of the Buddhist religion is called Buddha Shakyamuni “Shakya

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Dharma Chakra Pravartana is the event of Buddha giving his first sermon at Sarnath.
▪️Upasaka is the term used for the lay worshippers of Buddha.
▪️Bhikshus were the Buddhist monks.
▪️Mahaparinirvana is the event of Buddha’s death at Kushinagar.
▪️Vajrayana which means the ‘Vehicle of the Thunderbolt’, is the tantric school of Buddhism.

◼EVENTS SYMBOLS

🔹Buddha’s Birth — Lotus & Bull

🔷The Great Departure
(Mahabhinishkramana)—- Horse

🔷Enlightment (Nirvana )—- Bodhi Tree

🔷First Sermon ——
(Dhammachakraparivartan) Wheel

🔷Death (Parinirvana)— Stupa

🔷According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha died Kushinagarwhich became a pilgrimage centre

BUDDHISTS COUNCIL

🧘‍♂ 1ST COUNCIL — RAJGRIHA
🔹 PATRONAGE :- AJATSHATRU
🔹 PRESIDENCY –MAHAKASHYAPA

🧘‍♂ 2nd COUNCIL — VAISHALI
🔹 PATRONAGE :- KALASOKA
🔹 PRESIDENCY —SABAKAMI

🧘‍♂3rd COUNCIL PATLIPUTRA
🔷 PATRONAGE– ASHOKA
🔷PRESIDENCY :-
MOGGALIPUTTA TISSA

🧘‍♂ 4th COUNCIL —KASHMIR
🔹PATRONAGE — KANISHKA
🔹PRESIDENCY —– VASUMITRA

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