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According to some historians, Korea's Buddhism traces its roots to the Gandharan Civilization that thrived 2,000 years ago in the territories of today's northern Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Mahayana school of Korea's Buddhism - one of two main branches alongside the Hinayana school - was introduced to the ancient Kingdom of Baek...
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Posted on Aug.20.2009 @ 11:07PM EDT by chontri
Bhikkhus, what is ignorance? Not knowing suffering, Not knowing the origin of suffering, Not knowing the cessation of suffering, Not knowing the path leading to the cessation of suffering. This is called ignorance.
From "Samyutta Nikaya" of the Buddha Adapted from the Vietnamese version.