• Buddha Apollonianism Dionysianism Nietzsche
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    Buddha, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Plato cover very specific views of their versions of an afterlife in their essays, The Path to Enlightenment, Apollonianism and Dionysianism, and The Allegory of the Cave, respectively. These views vary greatly; however, they all share some similarities, such as moderation and wellness. Nietzsche would like to create a balance between two forces, Apollonianism and Dionysianism, in which intellect and passion work together. Dionysianism relates to passion and hyst...
  • The Buddhist Tradition Dependent Co Arising
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    Buddhism is a timeless tradition that has its origins dating back to before the birth of Christ. Founded by the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, the tradition follows basic principles such as the belief in the "Three Marks of Existence", the "Four Noble Truths", and the concept of dependent co-origination. The Buddha, "or enlightened one", taught a unique form of philosophy. Within his doctrine of the "Four Noble Truths", Buddha proclaimed that suffering could be stopped because all things that cause...
  • Buddha Vs Zarathustra Evil Believed Suffering
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    Buddha vs. Zarathustra Why do people suffer That is a question man has been trying to answer for hundreds of years. Two men attacked this question from very different angles. Their names were Buddha and Zarathustra. Buddha was an Indian and founded the eastern way of thinking. Zarathustra was from Persia and believed in a more western theology. Zarathustra was a wealthy man that lived a normal life until he was twenty years old. He left his family and wandered the country for ten years. Finally...
  • Humanly Senses Plato Buddha Reality
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    The issue of our mistrust and or trust in our humanly senses remains a building block for philosophies of many notorious philosophers. In the discussions "The Allegory of the Cave" written by Plato and "Meditation: The Path to Enlightenment" by Siddhartha Gautama, The Buddha, both analyze the issue of our senses. Both philosophies are reasonably logical and realistic in their approach to the humanly senses and whether or not they should be trusted or mistrusted, however, they seem to contradict ...
  • Siddhartha Remorse In Cunda
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    The Life of the Buddha Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, was born in the 6 th or 5 th century BC in the kingdom of the Sa kyas on the borders of present day Nepal to King Suddhodana and Queen Mahamaya of the warrior caste. The boy would grow to become the Buddha, the spiritual leader whose life and teachings are the foundation of the lives of millions of Buddhists today. The story of Siddhartha's life actually begins with a dream that Queen Mahamaya had before the prince was born: She dreamt that ...
  • Buddhism Noble Truth
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    Buddhism, founded in the late 6 th century BC by Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha), is an important religion in most of the countries of Asia. Buddhism has come in many different forms, but in each form there has been an attempt to draw from the life experiences of the Buddha, his teachings, and the spirit or essence of his teachings (called dharma) as models for the religious life. However, before the writing of the Buaciha Char ija (life of the Buddha) by Ashvaghosa in the 1 st or 2 nd century A...
  • Buddha Tang Dynasty
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    Buddha There are many Buddha's in the world. The story by Ash vaghosha called The Life of Buddha talks about the original Buddha, and how he came to be. Sculptures and pictures of Buddha always have the same features. From the Art Institute in Chicago comes a sculpture of Buddha from China. These two things have a lot in common. The parts of the body in the sculptures depict certain things about a Buddha's life and the way Buddhism spread though Asia influenced the arts depicting Buddha. Most w...
  • Buddha Statues Art Time
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    Image that is recognized all around the world, name that does not take time remembering when that image is seen, a half naked man sitting in a meditative pose - some god, as seen by most people, Buddha is a messenger of internal peace that has as much of a story behind him as Jesus or Allah. Religions iconography and gods represented in sculptures always have a great deal of symbolism involved in them. Nothing ordinary person would look into these days until the topic is confronted unavoidably t...
  • Head Of Buddha Volcanic Stone
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    Head of Buddha At the Los Angeles Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art there is a permanent collection of Ancient Islamic art. From that collection, the Head of Buddha will be discussed in a visual critical analysis. The analysis will include the object's physical condition, content, composition, and the time period of the piece. Space and technique will be examined as well. The Head of Buddha is composed of volcanic stone. It is the only medium used. This three dimensional sculpture appears t...
  • Buddhism Buddha Suffering India
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    Buddhism is a major religion, founded in northeastern India. Buddhism was based on the teachings of Siddhartha Guatama, who is known as "Buddha" The Enlightened one. Buddha is divided into two major groups known as "The way of the Elders" and "Mahayana" the great vehicle. Siddhartha Guatama was born in 563 BC in Kapilavastu near the Indian-Nepal border. The young prince withdrew all his luxury and went on a quest for peace and enlightenment. When he attained the enlightenment he had been seekin...
  • Buddha Life One Gautama
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    Buddha Buddha is the founder of Buddhism, considered by hundreds of millions of people as the "Enlightened One" who looked for truth in the world. Ironically, the truth about his life is shrouded in mystery as most of the records taken about him were from followers, not historians. He was born into a military family, the Sakyas, in Lumbini Nepal in about 563 BC. His actual name was Gautama Siddhartha but has also been called Gautama Buddh and Sakyamuni (Sage of the Sakyas). At an early age, he b...
  • Buddhism Buddha Monks Suffering
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    Buddhism Buddhism is a religion founded by an ex-Prince Siddhartha Gaumata. Gaumata was a prince who was brought up in a perfect surrounding. When the prince left the palace he saw all the poverty. At the age of twenty nine, the prince left his wife and his infant son to meditate and practice Yoga to find peace and enlightenment. Gaumata was meditating for a long time when finally while he was sitting under a Bo tree he had attained the enlightenment he was looking for. It is for this reason he ...
  • Buddhism Status Of Women
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    In examining the Buddhism religion, the role of women in Buddhism, it was quite clear that the religion of Buddhism is practiced very different from country to country. Buddhism is a philosophy of life expounded by Gautama Buddha ('Buddha' means 'enlightened one'), who lived and taught in northern Inda in the 6 th Century B. C. The Buddha was not a god and the philosophy of Buddhism does not entail any theistic world-view. The teachings of the Buddha are aimed solely to liberate sentient beings...
  • Buddha Wangu Life Body
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    Buddha With the birth of the Buddha, being chosen as the "awakened one" at age thirty-five, his journey through life, and even in his death. Buddha has guided many to discovering the truths of life. Siddhartha Gautama became the Buddha at age thirty-five (Graves 1). The Buddha was believed to have been born in 563 B. C. in what now is Nepal but at the time was a part of India (1). The founder of Buddhism was the son of a chief of the hill tribe of the shaky as, who gave up family life, became a...
  • Buddhism Radiated From The Buddha
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    Buddhism Founder Buddhism is one of the major religions of the world, which was founded, in the fourth or fifth century B. C. E. in northern India by a man known traditionally as Siddhartha ("he who has reached his goal"). Buddhism has been and still remains a dominant religious, cultural, and social force in most of Asia, especially in India, China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Buddha is the title given to the founder of Buddhism. Buddha's name was Siddhartha Guat ama, the son of a warrior princ...
  • Noble Truth Buddha Suffering Dukkha
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    The Buddha's Four Noble Truths: A Logical Basis for Philosophy The Buddha Shakyamuni was born in the 6 th century BCE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlightened existence. Buddhism is commonly called a religion; however, it differs from the usual definition of a religion in that it has no deities, does not promote worship of demigods, and ...
  • Buddha Years Life Caste
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    Buddha Indian philosopher and the founder of Buddhism, born in Lumbini, Nepal. He was the son of the head of the Sakya warrior caste, with the private name of Siddhartha; in later life hew as known also as Sakyamuni (Sage of the Sa kyas). The name Gautama Buddha is a combination of the family name Gautama and the appellation Buddha, meaning Enlightened One. All the surviving accounts of Buddha's life were written many years after his death by idealizing followers rather than by objective histori...
  • The Buddha Rainy Season
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    In the sixth century before the Christian era, religion was forgotten in India. The lofty teachings of the Vedas were thrown into the background. There was much priest craft everywhere. The insincere priests traded on religion. They duped the people in a variety of ways and amassed wealth for themselves. They were irreligious to say the least. In the name of religion, people followed in the footsteps of these cruel priests and performed meaningless rituals. They killed animals and performed var...
  • Involved With Sickness Form Buddha Consciousness
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    Selflessness Buddhism denies that there is anything corresponding to the common idea of a soul or self. Instead, the Buddha taught that the soul is a false notion imputed to a collection of constantly changing parts. These are referred to as the five "aggregates" (skandha): form, feelings, discriminations, consciousness, and compositional factors. Form refers to one's physical form, and feelings are our emotional responses to the things we experience. Discriminations are classifications of these...
  • Noble Truth Buddha Suffering Dukkha
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    Buddha's Four Noble Truths Buddha's Four Noble Truths Essay, Research Paper The Buddha's Four Noble Truths: A Logical Basis for Philosophy The Buddha Shakyamuni was born in the 6 th century BCE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlightened existence. Buddhism is commonly called a religion; however, it differs from the usual definition of a re...