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    Christianity And Culture

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    Culture is defined to be the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time according to the Cambridge Dictionary (Cambridge Dictionaries 2016). Hinduism is known to be the oldest living religion in the world and unlike most of other religions; Hinduism has no single founder, no single script, and no commonly set of teachings according to BBC.com. Hinduism has many cultural aspects to it such as they belief that existence is a cycle…

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    Siddhartha Life History

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    Known as the Axial Age, the 6th century BC started the first day of 600BC and ended the last day of 501BC, representing a peak period in human history. If the media had existed, Sanskrit clay tablets would have read from UPI Babylon: Israelites Living in Captivity Return Home to Build Second Temple, Confucius and Laozi Teach New Ethical and Religious Ideas in China and on the home front: Mahavira Founds New Religion Jainism. The Buddha was born Prince Siddhartha Gautama in Nepal to the Sakyas…

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    He says that these three propositions may be true but he says something that contrasts the first two philosophers. “To a first approximation, if you thought you were in a simulation, you should get on with your life in much the same way as if you were convinced that you are living a non-simulated life at the bottom level of reality” (222). However, the Buddhist parable of the arrow would tell all these philosophers to shut up and their arguments don't matter. Buddha thinks anything that…

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    In Buddhism, people should ignore the suffering and achieve the happiness in spiritual instead. “Middle Road” is the unique Buddhism teaching which is different than other religions. In addition, middle can be describing as upright and neutral attitude in Buddhism. In the process of solving problems, one should always position oneself in the middle road, and make the conclusion by finding the truth. Moreover, “Middle Road” in Buddhism also represents a unique theory and moral value. From my…

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    The Siddhartha

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    The” siddharta” also known as the guatama buddha or “enlightened one” was the founder of buddhism and lived the the eastern part of india during the sixth or fourth centuries B.C. And went around the world teaching The Four Noble Truths in places such as india ,bihar ,and nalanda as well. Often he would meditate to relax his mind and so he could know the ways of a better life. His father was king of the shakya kingdom named after a clan called the shakyas and as for his mother she died at birth…

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    Buddhist ethics is about helping oneself to act in ways that are beneficial to themselves and their karma. "Buddhist ethics cannot be considered a divine command theory because Buddhism does not believe in a God that issues commands. Yet Buddhism provides important insight into moral life, and for centuries it has influenced the moral behavior of millions." (Velasquez, 491). The Four Noble Truths are a collection of Buddha's teachings and they are basically a future plan with the suffering…

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    Buddha Vs Asoka

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    Buddha and Asoka are a lot alike in the way they came to believe in something. They both saw people suffering and felt the need to make a change. This has an impact on how they relate but also shows their most differences. Buddha would like the fact that Asoka was giving and shared some of his wealth with the less fortunate and he would also agree with Asoka understanding he was wrong about his mindset of other lands. In Buddha’s teachings and Asoka’s Pillar Edicts they believed compassion,…

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    Buddhism is a global religion with intricate system of beliefs primarily based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama. The main goal of Buddhism is to attain the sublime state of Nirvana by practicing the Noble Eightfold Path. Buddhism emphasizes human suffering and seeks to end it by ridding ignorance and craving by understanding the Four Noble Truths. Buddhists also believe in karma and a cycle of rebirth. Also known as Gautama Buddha or Shakyamuni, Siddhartha Gautama is the oracle and…

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    Buddhism is a religion founded by Siddhartha Gautama as a reform movement within Hinduism .The teaching of Buddha is that life is filled with suffering caused by desire, that suffering vanishes when desire vanishes. That enlightenment obtained through right actions, wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth. All living beings are caught in samsara; the cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth, characterized by suffering. Tahna is thirst or craving which causes…

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    Christianity and Buddhism are very different religions. These religions come from very far regions of the globe. These religions have done a lot to shape the culture of people and whole countries around the world. Both of these religions are definitely the most influential religions of all time. Although they are different, they both compare and contrast greatly. This paper will compare and contrast both of these religions in detail. Before discussing the similarities and differences in these…

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