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    In the beginning of Epic of Gilgamesh, the narrator introduces the main character Gilgamesh, who is the king of a sacred city called Uruk. His god-like qualities are tainted by his arrogant personality and conceitedness with the belief that he is the most powerful man to live. Gilgamesh constantly battles with the men of Uruk knowing that he will end up with the victory. In many works, we see many transitions in hero`s characteristics. Gilgamesh struggled to establish moral principles.…

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    Humanity has strict views on the differences between selflessness and selfishness, and the actions and characteristic that differentiates the two. (add what differentiates) However, is it selfish to want to be selfless to better one’s self? Touchy questions such as this are the basis of discovering the true meaning of humanity. The texts, The Bhagavad Gita, The Duties of Brotherhood in Islam, and The Book of the City of Ladies, hold selflessness above selfishness to teach people that true…

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    In the Bhagavad-Gita the creator god, Lord Krishna, is re-teaching humanity about the principles of discipline, sacred duty, reincarnation, and release though the king, Arjuna. The rhetoric takes for granted the ambiguity and the language of causality that the author relies upon to relate Lord Krishna’s divine teaching, but the text also reiterates these concepts because they are the best way for humans to understand the difference between god and men and the cycle of existence that is outside…

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    Essay On The Bhagavad Gita

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    by the presence of Krishna, riding charioteer with Arjuna. Initially, Arjuna exults to “undertake a warrior’s delight in fighting,” as he surveys the opposition, however focus shifts from the opposing masses of soldiers to: “…rows of grandfathers and grandsons; sons and fathers, uncles, in-laws; teachers, brothers and companions, ‘all relatives and friends of his…” (“The Bhagavad-Gita” 729, 730) Contemplating the individual impact causes Arjuna to feel “...for them a great compassion.” He…

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    Hinduism is a complex religion and is known as being the oldest religion in the world, dating back to at least the seventeenth century BCE. There is no official founder, Hinduism originated as various cultures and traditions from the Prevedic era in India assimilated into a common culture. Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world and is home to over one billion people, or roughly fifteen percent of the population. Hinduism was founded in India, but has spread all over the world from…

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    tomorrow they take your prince away from you, that you are to become that most lost of souls – a widow? Tomorrow I die. The legend of Iravan From the Indian Epic Mahabharata, the greatest story ever told Uloopi, the Naga Princess, fell in love with Arjuna during his period of exile from the other Pandavas. He agreed to marry and stay with her for a year. Iravan was born out of this union. Uloopi trained him to become the best of warriors, so that when the time came, he would be of help to…

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    is for you [referring to God]” (Augustine 34). Here, Augustine is showing a radical shift from his former, less-spiritual adolescent self. He is showing that he only desires to know more about God and His Word. In the Bhagavad-Gita, Krishna tells Arjuna in his seventh teaching about “Knowledge and Judgment”, “Of [men who are strong spiritually], I am the strength, without the emotion of desire; in creatures I am the desire that does not impede sacred duty” (Gita 72). In the Bible, in Isaiah 26:8…

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    advises Arjuna to “[b]e intent on action,/ not on the fruits of action;/ avoid attraction to the fruits/ and attachment to inaction!/ Perform actions, firm in discipline,/ relinquishing attachment;/ be impartial to failure and success-/ this equanimity is called discipline.” (Miller, 2.47-48, p.38) Krishna adds: “The senses, mind, and understanding/ are said to harbor desire;/ with these desire obscures knowledge/ and confounds the embodied self./ Therefore, first restrain/ your senses, Arjuna,/…

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    and intertwine the most in their beliefs. The Indian religion, Hinduism, is a religion with one supreme being called Brahman. The sacred Hindu text called “The Bhagavad-Gita,” which translates into “The Song of the Blessed Lord,” tells a story about Arjuna, a warrior who may…

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    Christianity is a monotheism where there is only one god and Hinduism is a polytheism, in addition to the type of religion the god in Christianity the one god “he does not delight in destroying lives (Ezekiel 33:11). As shown in the conversation between Arjuna and Krishna there is little regard to other life, by ordering him to fight in the battle otherwise he will be reincarnated in a worst situation. This difference exists because as stated before, in Hinduism life is everlasting due to…

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