Siddartha Gautama or Buddha
Buddha (c. 563-c. 483 BC), the founder of Buddhism, born in the Lumbini park near Kapilavastu, in present-day Nepal near the Indian border. The
name Gautama Buddha by which the historical Buddha is known is a combination of his family name Gautama and the epithet Buddha, meaning
The population of Cambodia is mostly Buddhist and every morning and evening the community of monks
can be seen walking through the Angkor Wat park.
Buddha monks walking away into the distance.
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