Who's Who: The Many Buddhas

Many Buddhas

Besides the historic Buddha there are other Buddhas. In fact, a Buddha is anyone who has attained enlightenment, as well as celestial Buddhas, who are venerated in some branches of Buddhism because they can help people achieve enlightenment.

This story introduces a few of these other Buddhas as they have been depicted by artists in sculpture and painting. Ask yourself, How do these different Buddhas resemble one another, and how do they differ?

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