Buddhism cannot be called a religion in a narrow sense of this word. A Divine creator is not being spoken of, although a supreme beingness is acknowledged. It is a spiritual tradition of compassion and wisdom.
| The message we hear from all sources of truth is clear: We are all one. |
That is a message the human race has largely ignored.
Forgetting this truth is the only cause of hatred and war.
Dalai Lama, September 21, 2001
From the Buddhist Scriptures: