Touching The Heart of Buddhas Teachings
4 pages (1000 words)
, Term Paper
The Buddha, whose root word, budh simply means awake. The Buddha, therefore, is simply one who is awake. In the Anguttara Nikaya, one of the major collections of Buddhist texts, we are told that a Brahmin (a Hindu priest) once encountered the Buddha and asked him a series of questions: “The Brahmin Dona saw the Buddha sitting under a tree and was impressed by his peaceful air of alertness and his good looks.