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- See also: Sasana
Since in Buddhism there is no divine god the term is considered more accurate than the word "religion" as it denotes an adaptable philosophy and practice rather than a non-changing divine call from an all knowing god.
Also, for many Buddhist outsiders the term religion implies faith; some might argue that faith is not a necessary feature of Buddhism, based in spirituality and logic, thus making śāsana all the more useful a term in definition.