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  • Siddhartha Gautama's Life

    Who was the Buddha? Siddhartha Gautama was the man to become a Buddha; he was born in approximately 563 BCE into a family of the Kshatriya class in a kingdom called Shakya. Shakya was located in the mountains of the Himalayas, which is found in Nepal. Although Siddhartha’s early life was comfortable he didn't want to live a luxurious life, he wanted spiritual satisfaction. After Siddhartha’s journey to find a solution of life’s problems through a spiritual solution, he became to be known as the…

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  • Buddhism In William Dalrymple's Nine Life

    What does it mean to be Buddhist? There are many ways to interpret what it means to be a Buddhist. Buddhism is a religion that has faith in in customs, views and divine practices that are based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha. The Buddha referred to his religion as “finding peace in oneself”. Buddhism is all about finding inner peace and being content with oneself. The story, The Monk’s Tale in the book, Nine Lives, by William Dalrymple portrays a good example of what it means to be a…

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  • Nirvana's Assignment Analysis

    In reviewing this week’s assignment, Nirvana is described as “Blowing out, extinction of desire, attachment, and suffering (Voorst, 2013). This belief is a part of the religion of Buddhism, which is the religion of enlightment (Voorst, 2013). Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Garrtama, which was the son of Hindus, but while Siddhartha experienced the Four Passing sights, he was somewhat disturbed by what he saw in the first three sights but was rather interested in what he saw in the four sight…

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  • Case Study Of Patanjali Ayurvedi

    Promotion: Patanjali Ayurveda runs with the Slogan "Prakriti ka Ashirwad". All things considered, Patanjali Ayurveda has procured the essential acclaim and notoriety among individuals in light of the internationally perceived Yoga Guru, Baba Ramdev. This brand diplomat of Patanjali is without any assistance in charge of the accomplishment of the brand. His commitment to individuals' life through Yoga is fantastic henceforth individuals felt adjusted towards him when he propelled his own special…

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  • Eight Fold Paths Analysis

    By following Eight Fold Paths that Buddha had given us as the proper way to behave, we eventually be bodhisattvas and arhat. The first path is Samma Ditthi or perfect vision. It’s about having the right view and understand the nature of life. Secondly, Samma Sankappa or aspiration is having the right thought and point of view. Samma Sankappa focuses on letting thing go because nothing belongs to us. The third one is Summa Vacca. Having right speech will make our lives healthier and we would be…

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  • Speech On Mindfulness Foster Compassion

    Mindfulness foster compassion Quoting Buddha “Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Mindfulness is different, it focuses on awareness, it fosters compassion towards our own self. Well, one may ask what does compassion has to do with physiological issue? Well, let me explain. Let’s say there are two kind of people. First, the ones who often keep doubting himself, being hard on whatever he does, potentially doubting every action and emotions. Where else, there…

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  • The Search For Enlightenment In Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha

    Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse is a book about a man named Siddhartha who travels through Ancient India searching for enlightenment. He is born the son of a Brahmin and considered a learned man at a young age. Throughout the book, Siddhartha constantly searches for enlightenment in different places and different forms. First, he searches for it by letting go of all worldly connections. Next, he looks for it by learning about physical love and attachment. Lastly, Siddhartha searches for and finds…

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  • Siddharta Gautama Research Paper

    Siddharta Gautama was born to King Shuddhodana and Queen Maya in 566 B.C.E in southern Nepal. His tribe name was Gautama and his given name was Siddhartha. There were two possible outcomes for his life. He could inherit the throne and follow in his father’s footsteps to become a king or if he was ever exposed to the reality of suffering of the world he would become a great spiritual leader. His father wanted him to follow in his footsteps and become a king, so he protected Buddha from seeing…

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  • Symbolism In Ghost House By Robert Frost

    The term Ghost has a Germanic origin which means Spirit or Soul. The term ‘Soul’ is complicated because various established and widely followed spiritual doctrines like Buddhism neglect the existence of soul in anybody. But it is strange that Chinese Buddhism has a concept of Hungry Ghost; quite similar to the term ‘Preta’ in Indian Buddhism and Hinduism. So Buddhism will not accept Ghost as somebody’s soul which is appearing on earthly realm to fulfill his desires indeed Ghost is used as…

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  • Comparison Between Buddhist Philosophy And Gross National Happiness Philosophy

    Comparison between Buddhist philosophy and Gross National Happiness philosophy Bhutan is an enlightened country where happiness is the guiding principle of development, and majority of the people are enthusiastically practicing Buddhism. Buddhism is one of the profound religion in the world which show and leads the people to the enlightenment. As a Buddhist country, we look at the welfare of all the sentient being. Similarly, the concept of Gross National Happiness is a unique philosophy which…

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