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  • Buddhas Teachings
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    This report will be about the life of Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, and his influences on the people around him. It will explain how the religion of Buddhism came about and how the Buddha created it. It will also include not only what influenced Buddha to start preaching, but what influenced the people to listen. Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who would later be known as Buddha, was born in Lumbini, Nepal around the year 563 BC. He was the son of two important great people. Siddhartha fathers name was...
  • Four Noble Truths The Buddhas
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    The Buddha The Buddha was not a god. He was a human who by meditation and thought achieved enlightenment. Many Buddhists say that the wisdom which he taught and which has now become Buddhist teaching and central to their beliefs, was not new and had been in the world from the beginning of time, it required the Buddha to discover it and reveal it to humanity. Introduction The Buddhist scriptures are very extensive. When the Buddha died at the age of 80, he had completed 45 years of teaching. He h...
  • Buddhists Gestures In Buddhism
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    Who was the Buddha 1.1. Early Life of Luxury Siddharta Gautama, better known as the Buddha, was a prince of India who was born in Nepal and was heir to the thrown of the Sakya tribe of the Gautama clan. He was born, not for the first time, in 566 BC. His first name means goal reached and was commonly known as Gautama or Sakyamuni, the wise man of the Sakya. His father was told be a sage at Sakyamuni's birth the If he remains at home, the child will become a great King. If he leaves, he will beco...
  • Life Of The Buddha Siddhartha Gautama
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    The Life of the Buddha Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, was born in the 6th or 5th 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 a ...
  • Four Noble Truths And Eight Fold Path
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    Buddhism, founded in the late 6th 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 1st or 2nd century AD, ...
  • Perfect Mindfulness And Perfect Concentration
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    ... d live life fully. This state of consciousness is referred to as Nirvana. When one becomes free from all psychological suffering as well; this state is called Final Nirvana. Nirvana cannot be explained because it is a dimension transcending time and space and thus difficult to talk or think of. Thus Nirvana is eternal because it is beyond space, there is no causation or boundary; no concept of self, thus Nirvana is infinite. The Buddha also assures us in The Dhammapada that Nirvana is an exp...
  • Meaning Of The First Noble Truth
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    Sarto K. Mensa h Jr. Buddhism Paper 3/22/00 Siddharta Gautama was twenty-nine years of age when he abandoned his family to search for a means to bring to an end his and other's suffering. He studied meditation with many teachers. At the age of thirty-five, Siddharta Gautama sat down under the shade of a fig or bo tree to meditate; he determined to meditate until he received enlightenment. After seven weeks he received the Great Enlightenment: the Four Noble Truths and the Eight-fold Path. Hencef...
  • Life And Teachings Of Gautama
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    IV.) Christianity in comparison In Buddhism, one's path to nirvana relies on the effort and discipline of the individual. By contrast, Jesus taught our goal is not a state of non-conscious being, but an eternal relationship with God. There is nothing one can do to earn a right relationship with God. Instead, we must receive His gift of grace, the sacrificial death of His Son, Jesus Christ and this restores our relationship with our creator Almost all religions teach that a person's personality c...
  • Eight Fold Path
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    BUDDHISM Buddhism is probably the most tolerant religion in the world, as its teachings can coexist with any other religion's. However, this is not a characteristic of other religions. The Buddhist teaching of God is neither agnostic nor vague, but clear and logical. Buddhism was created by Siddhartha Gautama, who was born in the sixth century B.C. in what is now modern Nepal. Siddhartha grew up living the extravagant life of a young prince. His father was Suddhodana and was the ruler of the Sak...
  • Buddha At Age Thirty Five
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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 an ...
  • Teaching Of Buddha In A Scientific Way
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    The idea of evolution by Darwin indicated that the world is not created by God, but through some kind of modification. This controversial idea is strongly objected by most of the religions, such as Catholic, Christian, and Islam etc. These religions sturdily believe that God is the creator of the world, the creator of everything. However, to some extent, Buddhism does teach the similar theory to Darwin's idea, which Buddhism does not include the idea of God. Also, like the way Darwin talks about...
  • Symbol Of The Teaching Of 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 prince. ...
  • Words Of The Buddha
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    Siddartha Gotama was both a real historical character and a mythical man of legend. Born in 563 B.C. in a prosperous kingdom of Northern India, now Nepal, he was the son of a king and heir to the throne. He lived his early life as a prince, protected by his parents from the harsh realities of life in the outside world, and grew up in luxury. He was a man of exceptional physical appearance - there are numerous references to the perfection of his physical body. He married a beautiful young woman a...
  • Book Report On Siddhartha
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    A Book Report On Siddhartha, By Herman A Book Report On Siddhartha, By Herman Hesse Book report by Sam Rupp o – Y 1 02-6755133 Name of the book: Siddhartha Author: Hermann Hesse 1. Choose page 30/50/70, and describe what happens there, and how it is connected to the rest of the book. Page 30: This book takes place in India, 5th century. On this page, it is told how Siddhartha, the main character in the story, meets Buddha, and listens to his teachings. This is a very important day, and eve...

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