Buddhism, Zoroastianism, and Hebrew

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Buddhism was based on the teachings of Siddharta Gautama aka. Buddha. This is a religion which understands that there is suffering but needs to end. It is not a Monotheistic religion. Buddhists believe that there is a cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth etc... If they cannot gain enlightenment before they die; they will be reborn. In order for them to break out of this cycle, they have to gain Enlightenment. Getting out of this cycle is also called Nirvana. This means they have found perfect peace without suffering. The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path is what leads Buddhist towards the path of Enlightenment. The most important law for the Buddhist is Karma. This pretty much means that whatever our actions are will have an effect on oneself. Zarathustra, or Zoratrianism” was founded by “the prophet” Zoraster. It was based on monotheism (the belief in one God). Zoroaster ‘s believe that they had one main god named Ahura Mazda. The beliefs of Zoroastrianism were compiled of poems and ideas which became a sacred book called “Avesta”. These followers believed that if you did good in this life; you will go over a bridge in the afterlife to a good place. Now, if you did wrong and or bad in this life; you will go over a bridge in the afterlife into a terrible life. The Hebrews was the 1st consistent monotheistic people from poly to mono. Yahweh is the name of their God. While Moses was leading the Hebrews out of Egypt and making a covenant with the people; Yahweh appeared in front of Moses. He explained to him that if the Hebrews worshipped Yahweh as their God they will be the chosen ones and will be protected from evil. Yahweh then sent down the 10 commandments to Moses. The commandments were rules in which the people had to follow in order to have a good life and even better hereafter. All of these religions were based on doing good and forbidding evil. One of the only differences between the three religions is that Buddhism was not a...
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