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    Buddhism being a religion or a philosophy? When learning about the history of Buddhism some people will think Buddhism is a religion and others will think it is a philosophy. To me personally I feel Buddhism can be either a religion or a philosophy and there are many facts that can help back me up on it. According to dictionary.com Buddhism is “a religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that life…

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    Hinduism And Buddhism

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    Buddhism is based upon the teachings of Buddha, a man known as “the enlightened one”. Hinduism is one of the most diverse and complex religions in the world, this is because of Hinduism having no official set of teaching or rules to follow. Hinduism and Buddhism are similar in several ways, such as their ways of worship, their pilgrimage, and their beliefs. When it comes to worshiping Hinduism and Buddhism are rather similar. Hinduism uses murtis (images), mantras (prayer), separate rooms…

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    Ilyes Mesli A daily life of a Buddhist Monk Buddhist monks have devoted their entire lives to their beliefs.They live a very secluded life style only living with other monks. They are always willing to help their fellow Buddhist because they are like a brother hood. Religion is one of the biggest parts of a Buddhist monk's life because it is incorporated in everything. The Buddhist monk’s quiet existence entails caring for sacred land, being like a brotherhood and religion. Buddhist…

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    I as Sri Aurobindo Ghose was very honoured to have sat in the Honourable Assembly with great figures and political figures. However, there was a lot that we as members of the Honourable Assembly disagreed on and personally I found that it had a lot to do with the cast issue and its superiority, religious oppressions and traditional and cultural beliefs. With this being mentioned I believe that the partition was caused by lack of the appreciation of our culture and tradition followed by…

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    The Ubermensch should be the evolutionary goal of humanity. Nietzsche explains the path to become the Ubermensch one has to undergo three metamorphoses of the spirit. The first stage is the assimilation of the past and the assimilation of knowledge given by the society and tradition. This stage is predominantly about memory and dependence…

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    The Buddha is a symbol that most of the western world is familiar with in some way or another. The overweight man smiling and sitting crisscross waiting to grant you luck when you rub his belly. Though this is not Buddhism, not its entirety, this is a small form of Buddhism syncretism at work. Some Buddhist practiced the worship of Bodhisattva Budai in hopes of relaxation and correct learnedness of worldly pleasures. So the laughing Buddha is a small example of how Buddhism’s great influence has…

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    Agency In Buddhism

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    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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    On Sunday, October 9, I visited Dawn Mountain, a Buddhist temple. I chose to go to Dawn Mountain because I have always been interested in Buddhism while studying World History. While I was driving to Dawn Mountain, I was expecting a traditional Buddhist temple that portrays ancient Chinese and Indian architecture styles. In my mind, I thought Dawn Mountain would have monks wearing orange and red robes. I did not expect to have a different perspective on Buddhism after my visit, I thought it…

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    When one clears the mind, one can achieve that perfect shot, dance freely, and achieve national titles. When one aspires to reach nirvana through meditation we must take into consideration of the Buddha’s method of doing so taught through the Eightfold Path. Mainly focusing on right effort and concentration. First, right effort, in the Dhammaphada, translated by Eknath Easwaran, right effort as taught by the Buddha is, “Right effort is the constant endeavor to train oneself in thought, word,…

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    Two prevalent schools of thought in Indian philosophy are Hinduism and Buddhism. They both have similar teachings, and bring a lot of philosophical weight. However, despite their similarities, they do contradict in a manner of interesting ways. Even in these distinctions, they seem to be talking about the same type of experience at times. The most interesting way in which these two schools of thought clash, in my opinion, is in how they view the self. Both Hinduism and Buddhism believe that our…

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