Dating sites for buddhists
When early Buddhist scriptures were translated into Chinese, Taoist terminology based on native religion was often used.
People interpreted the scripture in their own ways.
Devotion being the intimate inner side of religious worship, it must have had a place in early Buddhism.
While the specific forms of ritual and ceremony in Sri Lankan popular Buddhism doubtlessly evolved over the centuries, it seems likely that this devotional approach to the Dhamma has its roots in lay Buddhist practice even during the time of the Buddha himself.
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