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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine

 

 

 

 

1 article for "Buddha"

Buddha [DeVore]

(1) Gautama Siddhartha, founder of Buddhism in the 6th century B.C., was classed by his followers as the perfect example of a divine godly man. His religion taught tolerance, universal compassion, charity, love, self-sacrifice, poverty, and contentment with one's lot. His faith was never enforced by fire and sword.

(2) Esoterically connected with the planet Mercury, as the enlightened and wise one who has attained perfect wisdom.

See also: ♦ Mercury ♦ Tara

 

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