Which way should a Buddha face?


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A Buddha statue should always face east. The statue should also never be placed in a bathroom or face one. The statue should not be on the ground or bare floor; it should sit on a stand or pedestal.

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Buddhism is a major religion practiced all over the world and was founded by Siddharrtha Gautama. He became a monk, hoping to understand the world around him. Guatama became known as the Buddha, and he spent the rest of his life traveling around India and teaching others. The Buddha���s teachings are made up of the Four Noble Truths. They say that suffering exists, it has a cause, it has an end, and there is a cause to make suffering end. Buddhism also revolves around the cycle of rebirth. A person can be born into six planes, and karma decides which one.

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