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  • Hinduism Vs Buddhism Research Paper

    India is the births place of two of the world’s major religions: Hinduism and Buddhism. Around the year 500, Brahmanism dominated India, which was the continuation of Vedism, the culture bought to India by Aryans around 1500BC, The Aryans’ ideas of Brahmanism merged with the ideas of the native people in the Indus Valley, developing Hinduism. Around 500BC, Buddhism was established by Siddarttha Gautama. Both Brahmanical Hinduism and Buddhism in India are inseparable from its society, culture and…

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  • Jennett's Gobby: Gender Stereotypes

    Children have been immersed in gender stereotypes since the moment they were born. Girls are placed with ribbons on their heads and dressed in pink whilst boys are smothered in the colour blue. Jennett, 2013, states society works from birth to teach children “…which colours, toys, games and books are for boys and which are for girls” pg.3. For instance, Tonka trucks are known as masculine toys whilst Barbie dolls are known as feminine toys. If a boy was seen playing with a barbie doll, he would…

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  • Parable Of The Burning House Analysis

    representation of skillfull means lays the foundation for the many references to skilfull means that follows. Before discussing the parable I want to quickly give some background information on both suffering and skillful means. According to the Four Noble Truths suffering comes from desire/clinging/craving. People might not be aware that the suffering they are feeling is due to their desire and lack…

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  • Siddhartha's Journey

    Siddhartha has been searching for fulfillment all his life. Though he was the most scholarly and respected Brahmin, this did not satisfy him. He drank knowledge, yet still felt ignorant. He could not find peace and desired fulfillment. His journey is essentially one of trial, error, suffering, mistakes, and rebirth. In this essay I will demonstrate how Siddhartha’s story both legitimates and challenges Indian religious authority, by giving examples both from Buddhism and Hinduism. Siddhartha…

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  • Theme Of Competition In The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    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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  • The Four Noble Truths: The Eightfold Path

    accentuates that impermanence and change are the main structures of life. Buddhist view people as interconnected. The basic teachings of the Buddha include the factors of personality, the four noble truths, and the eightfold path. The four noble truths form the structural framework for Buddhism. The first, noble truth is called Dukkha. Dukkha represents the pain one experiences throughout their life, physical or mental. The…

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  • The Noble Eightfold Path Analysis

    referred to as the Noble Eightfold Path composed of eight virtuous characteristics/subdivisions. It’s a path leading to the realization of Ultimate Reality and perfection, in other words, Nirvana. According to Walpola Rahula in his book What the Buddha Taught, the eight subdivisions can be grouped under three overarching headings- Ethical Conduct, Mental Discipline, and Wisdom. During the film “Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and…

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  • Asoka Mauryan Empire

    As British historian H.G. Wells has written, "Amidst the tens of thousands of names of monarchs that crowd the columns of history...[the] name of Asoka shines, and shines almost alone, a star." Unlike other rulers, Asoka adopted the principles of Buddhism to run the Mauryan Empire. This led to one of the few ancient empires that cared for all of its citizens. With his ruling style, most historians consider Asoka to be the ruler that brought the Mauyran Empire to its greatest heights, and quite…

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  • Buddhism Influence On Religion

    The First Noble Truth simply teaches that with life comes suffering and essentially that suffering in this life does exist. You cannot live a full life without some sort of stress or discomfort. Because of the bodies we are given, we will endure illness, stress, and…

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  • Present Moment Speech

    In life, there are many distractions and few realities that we choose to face on a daily basis. Humans feel as though they can avoid the harshness of reality by choosing to “focus” on the inconsequential thoughts that will eventually bring them back to suffering. The Buddha taught the Eightfold Path to liberate people form their false sense of eternal suffering and guide us toward a meaningful existence. The most crucial step towards enlightenment is explained by right mindfulness; remember to…

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