BUDDHISM BASICS page 17
“Enlightened One,” is the best ‘translation’ of the Sanskrit word, “Buddha.” But now we have two words to INTERPRET. “Enlightened” is a vague and difficult accomplishment to measure. And even the word “One” could be interpreted in many ways.
That’s the problem with translations, different people pick different words when they translate.
Devoted to teaching
Dedicated to enlightening mankind
Creates lessons and wisdoms to enhance or improve life
Sutras and Lectures by Shakyamuni Buddha
The 4 Noble Truths
Explains life and words of Buddha
Shakyamuni = deified
Monks, Priests, Sangha Leaders
The Eightfold Path
Bodhidharma = 28th Patriarch