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    What Is Buddhism?

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    The basic belief system of Buddhism revolves around the Four Noble Truths (Jacob’s lecture). The First Noble Truths is that life is marked by suffering. In Hinduism, suffering is known as “dukkha” (Prothero, 177). Prothero expands this meaning by saying “Yet each of us, no matter how rich or poor or powerful or weak, is going to get sick, grow old, and die” (182). The Second Noble Truth is that suffering has an origin (Jacob’s lecture). That origin is the human themselves (Jacob’s lecture).…

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    The Four Noble Truths are the teachings of Buddha and are considered the foundation of Buddhism. Buddhism is not a religion of worshipping a God, rather Buddhism is a religion of wisdom, enlightenment, and compassion. Buddhists believe that salvation and enlightenment are available to all through removal of defilements and delusions in a life of meditation. (text book pp.111-10) In Buddhism, Buddha is seen as the Enlightened One, his teachings do not focus on the ultimate reality, life after…

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    One of Noble Truths is translated "Life is suffering." This means that we only attract more harm in our lives by attempting to avoid or suppress difficult emotions. The concept of Duhkha highlight that our lives are peppered with unpleasant feelings: loss, sadness…

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    Competition surrounds everyone. Whether it be in School, at a job, or a company, competition is found. Nowadays we see students slaving away to be the best in the class, to feel noticed. In a job, we see people sabotaging one another's work, competing to get the position. With companies, we see them fighting each other over who can make the most money. Competition is everywhere, and it is not beneficial to us. It affects how one lives and perceives life. Competition can make…

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    Buddha's Eight-Fold Path

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    The first part of the Eight-Fold Path is Right View; see things as they are and see them correctly based on the wisdom of Buddha. The second point is Right Thought; to remove all negatives and desires to free your mind from the evils. The third part is Right Speech; speak the truth to help free your mind and avoid the four evils of the mouth. The fourth part is Right Action; acting rightly to avoid the evils of the body. The fifth part of the Eightfold Path is Right Livelihood; living a life…

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    The truth of the path that frees us from suffering - Even though enlightenment is too difficult to understand that 's why Buddha have the formula call Noble Eightfold path but this formula will work by apply these eight step to our life seriously. (www.buddhanet.net, n.d.) First, the path helps us improve problem solving skill. It 's because we understand the law of cause and effect plus Right mindfulness and Right concentration help you solving the problem. Second the path also helps us…

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    out he's enlightened and he's going to come up with four noble truths and the Four Noble Truths are key to Buddhism and the first one is dukkha and dukkha basically means that you understand that everything in life is basically craving and suffering that at the root of everything we're all suffering because we want Buddha said that the key to a happy life was wanting what you had and not wanting what you didn't have so that's the first noble truth is understanding dukkha and then the second one…

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    attain happiness were still in vain as he nearly starved himself to death, fainted in a river, and thus discontinued in humiliating defeat. He grew to realize that his life of luxury in the palace or as an ascetic in the forest could not grant him the path to freedom of obtaining true enlightenment. Just when he was about to throw in the towel he ventured to a last resort. He tried sitting under a Bodhi tree, unmoving, until he achieved enlightenment. While he meditated, Mara, the God of desire…

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    Siddhartha Quiz

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    Siddhartha Part One Quiz During his time with the Samanas, Siddhartha learns the first noble truth, that existence or living causes pain. In his introduction into the Samana culture, Siddhartha begins to realize that, “Life was pain” (11). This was a part of the core beliefs of the Samanas, and according to the religion, in order not to suffer, you must let go of the Self. The Self embodies all of your earthly feelings and desires, and your life, so when you let go of the Self, you are letting…

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    Buddhism Religion

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    the world. The beliefs of Buddhism are very important to them. One main belief that Buddhism believed in was the suffering and how to manage to escape from it. But there are other beliefs, for example, there is what is called “The Four Noble Truths.” “The Four Noble Truths,” was established by a Buddha and were taught to five student monks to show the central teaching of…

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