Mahayana sutras

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  • Indian Culture Dbq

    Document 7.1 I think the cultural richness in the religion of its civilization, with all the Buddhist teaching and scholarship might’ve shocked or surprised him. Since China and India have a different and distinct language, the language in India seems to be the most strangest to a Chinese person. Chapters 3 through 5 had mentioned a lot about Buddhism’s life as a person through following it’s four noble truths, and it connects to the descriptions of Indian civilization by going to the schools…

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  • Central Argument Analysis: Inventing Tibet

    Inventing Tibet For question one, the author's central argument is about Tibet's religious and cultural heritage were not always the same as most Westerners view of Tibet. One aspects of the idealized notion of Tibet, where most Westerners look as the locus of sublime ancient wisdom or a "Shangri-La" view of Tibet. Europeans and Americans proclaimed themselves to be in search of a new paradigm , one based on moral and spiritual principles instead of the destructive forces of market…

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  • The Kamakura's Menstruation And The Samurai Revolution

    From 1192-1333, the Kamakura full point stayed in Nihon ese Archipelago ese Archipelago . The warlord s known as 'Shoguns' had winnings over the emperor butterfly s and the rule and the scholar Court ier did not hold any force in the court; it was the Samurai War riors came into cosmos and the feudal system emerged. Hence, the Kamakura Menstruation was marked as the warrior state. In the Kamakura period, it was basically the land based economy and the military authorization was totally handed to…

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  • Kamakura Research Paper

    Asia is home to many extravagant religious statues. From Japan to Bangkok, to the far away Lantau Island in Hong Kong; each historical landmark represents what once was a triumphant feat. These giant artistic and religious symbols of Great Buddhas have all made an impact not only in the past, but remain a cultural icon for many of the individuals who live near it today. The Great Buddha of Kamakura sits outdoors in the green lands of Kamakura, Japan. Specifically, it is located “in the…

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  • Comparing Buddha And Bodhisattva's Eightfold Path

    In first prostration, the turning out of the first hand symbolizes cultivating wisdom, while the other hand represents the outward offer of compassion. The second prostration indicated the wisdom and compassion upon the individual from Buddha and Bodhisattva’s. When bowing their head to the ground it is indicating humility, as the head is the most important part of the body, it holds all the sense organs and the most important organ, our brain. Self-identity is also related with the face, as we…

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  • Hsi Lai Temple Essay

    Boyu Sun (861144976) Religions 005 Section: 028 Site Visit Hsi Lai Temple In the morning on October 31st, I arrived Hsi Lai Temple, which is one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the United States. Just like many temples I had been before, His Lai temple is located on a mountain surrounded by trees, where is quite and peaceful. When I walked close the temple, I smelled thurification and heard sound of Buddha song, and it made me have an illusion that I am already in the temple. The first site…

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  • Spread Of Buddhism In China

    Spread Of Buddhism In China Despite the presence of opposition of Buddhism in China, it can be proven that Buddhism was received positively because of it's integration into the Tang Dynasty. Buddhism was founded in India and through diffusion on the Silk Road, it gradually moved to China, then grew rapidly from there. The warring states suffered during this time,which caused instability and disunity. The spread of Buddhism met mixed results with China’s population during the Han Dynasty. Many…

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  • Buddhism Omniscience

    From previous chapters, data showed that a number of people have come to the Buddha and asked questions. Some of these questions nature is metaphysical. It is beyond the scope of conjecture. Still, these questions are put at the Buddha by various people. Does this indicates that the interlocutors thinks the Buddha know everything? Was he omniscient? Although, the term omniscience is a prominent feature that is attributed to the Buddha and other founders of some religions. However, it nature…

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  • Dalai Lama Analysis

    At the beginning, Dalai Lama is the head monk of the “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the spiritual leader of Tibet. Dalai Lama is a very important figure in the world; he is Tibetan, his religion Buddhism and baddish monk. He is a very strong man. The political views are peaceful and a spiritual leader. He was very respected by many readers. He is one of a few who reached the Dalai Lama rank which is the highest rank in the Buddhism religion, he is very much respected by many…

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  • Agency In Buddhism

    In the religion of Buddhism, there are stories that range from life lessons to the way the Buddha achieved the “Middle Way.” Although the stories differ in the lessons and plot, they all share the same gendered protagonist who obtains enlightenment- a male. The males play the key role in the stories as they are the ones who search for enlightenment, leave their old ways and life behind, and achieve liberation from saṃsāra ( ).Women who practice Buddhism are not perceived as the great Buddha or…

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