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    Beginnings of Buddhism to Nirvana Buddhism is mainly about reaching nirvana, meaning releasing from suffering and finding inner peace with yourself and all around you as well. This religion began during the 5th century BCE in India and then spread through the rest of Asia by a man named Buddha. This was not the original name of that man, his real name was Siddhartha and there is a journey for reason why he began to go by the name Buddha. Siddhartha was born with luxuries and wealth, he decided…

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    false speech, and do not drink intoxicants. These precepts apply to all Buddhists. The other set of principles are the Four Noble Truths: To live is to experience suffering, Suffering is caused by desire, Suffering can be brought to cessation, and The solution is suffering is the Eightfold Path. The most important way of living as a Buddhists is to follow the Eightfold Path: right views, right intention, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right…

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    life of Siddhartha. Siddhartha came into the world as a prince of a renowned tribe called Shakya (Molloy, 2010). Siddhartha mother birth him and died a week later, leaving his aunt to raise him. During a special ceremony Siddhartha was told that his path would lead down two directions of his choosing; both leading to a life of leadership. Siddhartha’s father wanted the best for him, as any parent would and did his best to protect him from harm and pain. Siddhartha later wed and had a child. It…

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    Hinduism and Buddhism both have emerged in the Indian landmass;moreover, they share common religious beliefs while still having many differences. They both have different paths to enlightenment, believe suffering is caused by extreme attachment to objects and people of the outside world, and practice various forms of meditation. We can even refer to the common connection by thinking back on Buddha whom was raised in a common Hindu family, and before finding his own answers had asked for help by…

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    principles of Buddhism. These principles are set in a way to help one free from the suffering cycle and suffering in life. These include the Four Noble Truths, the Four Noble Truths are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, the Noble Eightfold Path. Along with that, one from this religion have to follow the path of a Bodhisattva, or become one themselves. As a Bodhisattva or a follower, one must help others to gain good deeds. Bodhisattva…

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    He sat under the sacred tree at Bodh Gaya until he entered a state of perfect joy and peace, called nirvana. When he entered this state he began to understand the Four Noble Truths about suffering. He then became the “enlightened” one or the Buddha. The Buddha then traveled around India teaching what he had discovered to others. After the Buddha’s death, Buddhism continued to be introduced by the sangha. Buddhist countries…

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    Maxine’s religion should adopt Buddhism as their religion because one is free to make mistakes, the four noble truths, and the general teachings of Buddhism. In Buddhism every life is meant to be learned from. The thought is we are supposed to analyze our mistakes, learn a moral from the outcome of those mistakes and forgive ourselves in order to find Nirvana. In many other religions people live in fear of making mistakes because they feel like they are disappointing their God(s). In Buddhism…

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    Impermanence In Buddhism

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    It is important to the lives of adherents as one of the essential doctrines of The Three Marks of Existence. Vesak is an opportunity to acknowledge the path of Buddha, it is the opportunity for Buddhist adherents to be determined to follow it on their own personal journey. The puja of Vesak is based on The Three Jewels of Buddhism that links individuals to Anatta which is the belief of non-self or the…

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    1. Some people claim that it is impossible to actually study religion. Why? Please give specific examples. The claims that it is difficult to study religions is true for the many factors that come into play with religions. The biggest significance I would say is that the culture of it is very hard to comprehend these religions without participating and not observing these the actions motions and the people who follow it. The culture of Christianity is deeply rooted in the west having many people…

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    India by Siddhartha Gautama, the son of a warrior prince. Stated in the article “What Do Buddhist Believe,” in Buddhism, Buddhists believe that “The Four Noble Truths are Suffering, the Cause of Suffering, the Cessation of Suffering, and the Path to the Cessation of Suffering,” and that to escape the suffering of the world one must rid oneself from all desires. Buddhism does not believe in a support being, making Buddhism a belief system and not a…

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