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  • These People In The Buddhist Religion
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    Buddhism In reading this account on Buddhism, the goal is, for you (the reader) to understand a fascinating belief system, that has been around since before Christ ever set foot on this earth. This will provide a connection to the minds and hearts of the people who live and die in this sacred world, so that an understanding may be aroused and ultimately give an acceptance as well as a clear path to minister to these people. The most important aspect of reaching out to people of other cults or re...
  • Informative Speech On Buddhism
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    Today I am giving an informative speech on Buddhism. Now, 'informative' is the key word here. I just want to reassure everyone that I am simply going to explain some of the philosophy of Buddhism. I am not, however, trying to sway your beliefs or views on life in ANY way. Instead, I'm going to share with you some of the basic things that I know, and however you choose to use the information, if at all, is totally up to you. In fact, one of the strongest beliefs of a Buddhist, is that their 'way ...
  • Sacred Texts In Buddhism
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    Task one: 1. CHRISTIANITY Main Rituals: The sacraments are the main rituals, the connections between the sacraments with Catholicism and Orthodox are, Baptism, Holy Eucharist, Matrimony, Holy orders, Extreme unction and Reconciliation. Many of the sacraments are ignored by the Anglican Church however, Baptism and the Holy Eucharist is widely encouraged. Sacred Texts: The Sacred text of Christianity is the HOLY BIBLE, and this comprises of the old testament, Jewish scriptures and the new testamen...
  • Good Rebirth And Bad Actions
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    Buddhism is a philosophy / religion that was created by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) over 2500 years ago, founded on Hindu beliefs. There are two major divisions: Mahayana and Theravada, and many subdivisions. Fundamentally, Buddhists believe that one must rise above desires, to reach a state of enlightenment. Buddha was idolized, and subsequently deified, but he never claimed to be anything more than a man (dictionary. com, 2005). The goal of this paper is to answer the following questions based...
  • Buddhist Belief
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    Does Anything Survive Death The Buddha, already enlightened and therefore having reached the state of Nirvana, taught and explained many concepts and principles to his students. He was released from the life cycle, which every individual should seek to escape. He said that in order to be released from the torture of reincarnation, one must cease to desire, for it is the failure to fulfill ones desires that causes ones misery. He also explained that possessions and material things are all a delus...
  • Ruku In Nectar In A Sieve
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    The Good Earth and Nectar in a Sieve Comparisons The Good Earth and Nectar in a Sieve were two very different novels. One was about a family in India under Hindu beliefs. The other was about a family in China that followed Buddhist beliefs. Both books share similar ideas. Although this is the case, the books have some unlike ideas. In Nectar in a Sieve and The Good Earth, three things are compared: weddings, duties of wives, and treatment of children. Weddings in a Hindu society are very differe...

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