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If I am not wrong ,Buddhism denies God. But I am not sure what is the kind of God which Buddha denied ?

My question is : According to Buddhism what is God ? ( Any scriptural reference would be great.)

marked as duplicate by Sankha Kulathantille, Community Jul 16 '18 at 13:37

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  • Also along with the duplicate question....god is devas in some indian language translations....so in this case god also means devas like indra and all... – user13135 Jul 16 '18 at 16:14
  • I was looking for scriptural reference where Buddha explicitly denies any God whether Indra or Jesus or Krishna or Allah etc. – Dheeraj Verma Jul 16 '18 at 16:20
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    “God” has many definitions. One definition is of a omnipotent and omniscient creator of the universe. The Buddha has denied this exists or is even possible. Another is of a “god” as supernatural non-human being or beings. The Buddha does not deny this and in fact has supported the existence of these. Other definitions of “god” are possible... – Yeshe Tenley Jul 16 '18 at 19:20
  • @YesheTenley nice answer. Any reference to suttas ? (Original question mentions jataka tales) – Dheeraj Verma Jul 16 '18 at 22:15
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    For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. – Dhammadhatu Jul 17 '18 at 4:09

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