The Influence Of Karma In Hinduism

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Karma is a term that figures the great deeds and terrible deeds of a man's over a wide span of time activities which will decide their destiny in future. In Hinduism Karma is principally centered around one's dedication and religious activities while in Buddhism any activity will decide karma be it; physical, mental or verbal. Hinduism trust that divine beings can fix karma or the karma is controlled by god's eagerness to rebuff a man or not but rather in Buddhism karma will exist until the point when you don't escape the cycle. As, Buddha himself endured karma it can't be fixed after the move has made place. One just has control over karma before playing out the activity however they will experience the fury of karma after the activity is …show more content…
World has been following this trend of swing itself between the materialist world and spiritual world. Before Buddhism, some believe that in Christianity especially catholic people were swinging towards the spiritual world were as Greeks were more towards the materialistic society. This swing and cycle has also existed in Asia. The start of Buddhism is through Brahmanism or Hinduism. Some see Brahmanism to be the torch of spiritual wisdom because the connection with spirituality is through meditation; by the time Buddha got enlightenment and started spreading his teachings, Brahmanism had already influenced people to meditate and do yoga. Brahmanism limited itself to rituals of worshiping god or their belief in god. Buddha never called himself he said he was an ordinary man who had experience and all his teachings were his experiences, he never forced anyone to follow up his footsteps or wished to be worshiped unlike in Brahmanism where people faithfully believe in god. Buddha even opposed some of the beliefs of Brahmanism. Brahmanism or Hinduism on the other hand consider Buddha s one of the gods (1 of the reincarnations of lord Vishnu's 10 reincarnation.) However, there are certain differences in the beliefs and ethics between Buddhism and Hinduism. These variations might be because of the opposing views that Buddha had on the beliefs of Brahmanism. The first time when Buddha decided to learn about the truth of suffering he turned to the Brahmans (Hindu preachers). Although, Buddha necessarily was not influenced by their teachings there might have been some part of their knowledge stuck to him that allowed him to think in a way that he did. Buddhism's idea of ending suffering is by reaching enlightenment through meditation and detachment whereas, Hinduism's

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