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    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 humanity faces whether it be physical or mental. The Four Noble Truths how I understand it are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering. "Ethics…

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    Just as the Buddhaghosa states that Nirvana can be reached ‘by the Path’, the Dalai Lama shows how Buddhists can follow the path in a way that they will be able to reach Nirvana through correct worship and actions. The 14th Dalai Lama has had a profound impact on the worship of both individuals and the wider Buddhist community. The Buddhists Teachings…

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    the not given, Avoiding sexual misconduct, Avoiding false speech, Abstaining from drink and drugs that cloud the mind. In the Triratna Buddhist order is a spiritual community of people, who have pleged and agreed to themselves to follow the Buddhist path to enlightenment. They have to follow a further six precepts (they minus the fifth precept in the five precepts, which then equals to ten all up.) and these are; Harsh speech, frivoious speech, slanderious speech, covetousness (Developing…

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    Buddhism sets a path for one to achieve nirvana or enlightenment, but the path may not as simple as it appears to be. The path to self-enlightenment can be very difficult and self-challenging. It is up to one to have the patience and determination to be able to accomplish Buddhism’s path to nirvana. Buddhism also seems to cut off human interaction. God doesn 't even have an effect in the teachings of Buddhism. Buddhism’s path is a set trial for one to accomplish alone in…

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    uniqueness compared to other religions. Starting with authority in the dharmic world view of Buddhism it encompasses the thought that authority starts with us and only us. Due to that we don’t have to rely on a higher being to set us in the right path. Like in tribal religions where there is the Supreme Being, the one who created everything. While in Buddhism this doesn’t exist only the thought that you have the right to decide for yourself and only you create…

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    After Siddhartha Gautama journey of enlightenment, he was able to learn the four noble truths that all Buddhists must follow. First, there is suffering in this world. Second, suffering is caused by desire and ignorance. Third, the end of suffering is reaching nirvana. Finally, the fourth is the noble eightfold path will help end suffering. The noble eightfold path steps are right understanding, right thought, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right…

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    that we are made in the image of God and that people come into the world with the capacity to make out own choices for good or evil. Jews also follow the Hebrew Scripture, where the Buddhist follow the teachings of Buddha; the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Paths, and the written scripture of Tripitaka. The goal of spirituality for the Buddhist is the deliverance from samsara through reaching nirvana. The Jews spirituality is to know God where the Buddhist believe in no personal God but in…

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    In Buddhism desire is not part of the human condition, it is the stem of suffering and can be stopped by following the Nobel Eightfold Path. The Nobel Eightfold Path is a set of recommended rules that imply that meditation, selflessness, self-control, kindness, peace, understanding, and other valuable characteristics are the way to achieve enlightenment or nirvana. Similar to the Hindu notion…

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    What the Buddha Taught, by Walpola Rahula, is a general introduction to the Buddhist traditions. Buddhism is one of the largest religions with over 500 million devoted followers. Buddhism is not a traditional religion with god(s), but is the belief of human beings. The Buddha is recognized to be the first to achieve enlightenment. His teachings have transcended continents, and centuries. In the first chapter of What the Buddha Taught, the reader realizes that the Buddha was not a god, or an…

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    It describes the physical and mental suffering the human body endures in response to our natural behaviors. The Eightfold Path shows us how to fulfill “mental discipline” and “living in accordance with one’s ethical principles” and accepting life for what it is and not what we wish it to…

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