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    Buddhism in American Society Siddhartha Gautama is famously known as Gautama Buddha and was the founder of the idea of Buddhism. The Buddha was known to possess supernatural powers and abilities. He was born in the holy land of Nepal and his journey began in India when he decided to travel and teach himself about life. In the midst of his journey, he discovered Buddhism after he experienced a profound realization of the nature of life, death and existence. Buddhism became a religion based on the

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    Buddhism How does buddhism, through its teachings or practices best encourage its adherents to live out the golden rule? For this religion project i decided to pick the religion Buddhism. Buddhism is a religion and about 300 million people around the world practice and follow it.Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality. Buddhist practices like meditation are means of changing yourself in order to develop the qualities of awareness

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    Being raised as a Christian I never gave a thought to any of the other religions. Before visiting or learning about Buddhism I was sure Christianity had nothing in common with Buddhism. Christians believe that the only way to heaven is through Jesus Christ, who is the son of God, and the Buddhists believe that the only way to overcome the desire of the body is through the eightfold path which is the way to Nirvana. While Buddhists believe that suffering is brought about by our desires and humanity

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    Buddhism is unique. Not in the way that religion in general is unique either because all religions are unique. Buddhism varies vastly from the many religions studied in class, yet it still grasps all the aspects required of a religion. Looking into a singular form of Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism, one can find everything that a religion needs to incorporate to be a religion. I chose to stick with mainly Theravada Buddhism as it stays closer to the original more orthodox teachings of Buddhism. Followers

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    Christianity is dominant in the United States whereas Buddhism is dominant in much of the Eastern world. Buddhism is often interpreted as a religion where people praise a fat guy in hope for good luck. However, this assumption is wrong and offensive. There are many unique things that define a religion, especially Buddhism. Buddhism is a religion that started off in 624 BC in Lumbini, which is currently a place in Nepal. The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gautama. Siddhartha Gautama was born the

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    Soon after reading the chapter on Buddhism in Huston Smith’s book The World’s Religions, I came to understand and respect the Buddhist religion. I came to learn who the Buddha as a man really was, and the steps he took in becoming a religious icon. I know understand that Buddhism is not all meditation and relaxing. There is a strict code of the four noble truths and the prescription of getting through them called the eightfold path. Much like Christianity Buddhism also has many different views on

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    Buddhism has become one of the most popular religions in the world. Millions of people in many countries are inspired by the teachings of the Buddha. The teachings are the answers, guidance and hope to living a good life as traditionally it is believed that ‘life is complex and there is suffering’. Therefore, the Buddhist ethical teaching contains principles and practices to help one to improve their behaviours to remove suffering in life. ‘Ethics is a system of moral principles’, it involves individuals

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    Buddhism Buddhism is one of the biggest religions founded in India in the 6th and 5th cent. BC by Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. One of the great Asian religions teaches the practice of the observance of moral precepts. The basic doctrines include the four noble truths taught by the Buddha. Since it was first introduced into China from India, Buddhism has had a history that has been characterized by periods of sometimes awkward and irregular development. This has mainly been the result

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    Buddhism was founded in 520 B.C. in northern India by Siddharta Gautama. At the time of his birth, it was foretold that he may shy away from the shallow things in life. His father did his best to block this from happening, but as with most prophecy, it happened anyway. When Gautama was older, he went on four chariot rides that changed his way of thinking forever. During those rides, he saw things that disheartened him immensely. Outside of the comfortable life that he was accustomed to, he saw

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    Buddhism What is Buddhism? Buddhism is a philosophy of life, it was started by Siddhartha Gotma , who is more commonly known as Buddha. Buddha isn’t god to them however he is well respected for passing down knowledge of how to find true happiness. The Buddhists major aim in life is to find enlightenment (true happiness).Buddhist monks live by a strict moral code, in which they are given food, they live a life structured around the teachings of Buddha. Who was Buddha? Siddhartha Gotama

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