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    Chapter 1 Introduction Mahabharata, a resplendent mythology, partially historical, has reigned in our hearts and minds with ages running down .Vyasa; the original writer of this epic has portrayed the controversial conjugal relations of the Pandavas and The Kauravas. Vedvyasa had written the Upanishads and Puranas which were not comprehended easily by the general mass. Hence, to make them more comprehensive he wrote Mahabharata, which provided a…

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    Bhagavad Git Hinduism

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    Hinduism and their beliefs. The “Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna and Arjuna” (Gita). Arjuna was about to engage in battle, but then he changed his mind because he realized he was about to take part in killing people who were his friends and relatives. Krishna tells him to…

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    after death. By our actions, we are either taken out of the cycle of rebirth or are thrown back in it. In Buddhism there is no after life. Hinduism believes in self and Buddhism believes in no self. Throughout the Bhagavad-Gita, Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that only a certain type of soul can reach moshka. In Buddhism, anyone can enter Nirvana, no matter how lowly they are. Buddhism has no gods and Hinduism has over 30 million. Even though there lies differences, it does not mean that one religion…

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    Gilgamesh As A Hero Essay

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    What is a hero? Is a hero someone most people adore and love? What makes one person better than anyone else? Is it their characteristics or morals? Or is it their story from rags to riches, or from a bad king to a good one? Is it admirable that one person could change from a vastly evil to an immensely good person? A hero is someone who is idealized and recognized for courage, outstanding achievements, and noble qualities. Even in ancient texts, society picks special people to lift up and…

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    1. In Book I of the Republic, Cephalus defines justice as the following: justice is telling truth and paying debts. However, Socrates refutes Cephalus’s definition by claiming that there are situations when it is not just to tell the truth and pay the debts. Sometimes, contracts are bad though it starts out good. For example, it is not just to return weapon or entrust care to a friend who is insane. Besides Cephalus’s definition of justice, Thrasymachus also provides his definition of justice…

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    Krishna is an incarnation of Vishnu, and is the main character of The Bhagavad-Gita. Krishna comes to the earth precisely to help Arjuna fulfill his dharmic duty. In the other hand, Achilles is a well-known warrior that possesses extraordinary strength and has a close relationship with the gods. Achilles is also willing to sacrifice everything just so his name will be remembered; he also has a thirst for glory. Achilles has a problem by not controlling his pride and rage when his pride is…

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    Mahabharata And Odyssey

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    many Indic civilizations, with the stories of Arjuna and Drona, leading the way for all of those that follow Hinduism, a type of mold to follow and try to recreate. The same can be said for the…

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    Karma In Hinduism

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    think badly of themselves for doing what they have been taught and trained to do in this world. In this scripture Arjuna, a warrior ask for help understanding what he should do; go into battle and kill or not. Krishna a spiritual leader such as the Buddha, teaches Arjuna the importance of his calling as a warrior. Krishna teaches Arjuna about Samsara the cycle of life. Even though Arjuna is to battle he cannot kill that which is ever reborn. The Hindu scripture Chandogya Upanishad; “You Are…

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    Sugrīva says, “Svāmi! You are my only refuge. You have to get my kingdom back to me.” When a friendship is formed, āḍhyo vāpi daridro vā duḥkhitaḥ sukhito 'pi vā | rich or not, poor or not, sad or not, happy or not, faulty or not, guilty or not, well known or not, penniless or not, only a friend is a refuge; when a friendship is established, that is how a friend should protect. Sugrīva says Rāma must help him. Sugrīva is quoting śāstra - āḍhyo vāpi daridro vā duḥkhitaḥ sukhito 'pi vā |…

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    “He that acts in thought of Brahm, Detaching end from act, with act content, The world of sense can no more stain his soul”. From this, Krishna informs Arjuna on the notion of non-attachment. For instance, Krishna explicates that Arjuna must separate his own desires in order to overcome and achieve a higher understanding of the world. In short, Arjuna must not succumb to his desires for personal gains or for materialistic possessions. He must strike a balance and reflect upon his interests.…

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