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Unformatted text preview: ...~ 4/28/2011 , ..-3 I The Post-Enlightenment Life of Buddha Met his ok! friends at Deer Park -they become his first disciples-Preached lit Sermon to them He traveled around India for the next 45 years preaching Numbers of people converted to his teachings Sangha developed - a community of monks and nuns Opposed the healing of people At 80 he contracted dysentery from food (he dk! the on purpose) He lay down between two trees (which blossomed) on his right side, meditated, and ultimately passed into Nirvana Before dying instructed his followers to cremate his body and distribute the relics to his roUowers who were to enshrine them Nepalese Stupa 4/28/2011 Indian Stnpa - 3 rd Cent. B.C.E. Major Dharma of the Buddha 2...
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