You’ve probably noticed that the teachings by the Buddha all start off in a very similar way.
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There are many different types of scripture and texts in the Buddhist world. These can be broken up into two categories:
You will see the lotus flower in many Buddhism images because it is highly symbolic of Buddhism in general.
To non-Buddhists, it may seem that bowing or prostration to an image or statue of the Buddha is treating the Buddha as a god or supernatural figure.
Buddhists around the world greet one another by joining their palms. But why?
There are many interpretations of the Dhammapada. Here is one you can use: