Buddhism

  • Jennifer Green
  • Michael Green

Abstract

Buddhism is the tradition of thought and practice associated with Buddha (The Enlightened) who lived in India in the 6th/5th centuries bc. He is revered, not as a god, but as the founder of a way of life.

Keywords

Burial 

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References

  1. Barrett, D.B. (1990) World Religious Statistics, Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year, Chicago, p. 316.Google Scholar
  2. Neuberger, Rabbi J. (1987) Caring for Dying People of Different Faiths, Lisa Sainsbury Foundation Series, Austen Cornish, London, pp. 39–46.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer Green
    • 1
  • Michael Green
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Public Health MedicinePontefract Health AuthorityUK
  2. 2.Forensic PathologyUniversity of SheffieldUK
  3. 3.Home OfficeUK

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