Opinion

If the Buddha is not a god, then why do people worship him?

If the Buddha is not a god, then why do people worship him? Ashish Wakode There are different types of worship. When someone worships a god, they praise him or her, making offerings and ask for favours, believing that the god will hear their praise, receive their offerings and answer their prayers. Buddhists do not indulge in this kind of worship. The other kind of worship is when we show…

What is the difference between Buddhism and other religions?

What is the difference between Buddhism and other religions? The key point in which Buddhism differs from other religions is that Buddhism does not believe in the existence of a Personal God who creates, controls, and governs the life of all sentient beings, including human beings. According to the Buddhist view, suffering or happiness is created not by God, but by each individual person together with the karmic force, which…