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    Han Dynasty‚ Buddhism’s popularity gradually began to grow in China. Based on these documents‚ there were two distinct responses China had do to control the spread of Buddhism. Firstly‚ they needed support from Chinese scholars and citizens and secondly disdain towards it from those in direct power of China. Part of the reason Buddhism spread was because it was a missionary religion. Many educated Chinese supported the religion as they created written records highlighting the appealing aspects of the

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    Religious tradition: Buddhism Buddhism is a non-theistic religious tradition‚ more so a philosophy‚ which branched from Hinduism. The ‘Buddha’‚ from which Buddhism derived its name‚ was a man named Siddhartha Gautama‚ who abandoned anything associated with worldly desires in pursuit of freedom from suffering. He led a harsh life of meditation‚ study and simplicity‚ and his experiences are what shaped Buddhism. Buddhism is a religion centralising around peace‚ and strongly based on the preaching

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    Buddhism‚ a Religion or a Philosophy? Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy? To find the answer to this question‚ I believe we must first identify the difference between the two. The definition of “religion” is “the commitment and detection to a faith or observation.” The definition of “philosophy” is “the pursuit of wisdom.” So from this‚ we can say that the difference is that philosophy is to pursue wisdom through learning and experiencing‚ while religion is to commit yourself to a certain

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    visitor. They offer free meditation classes of all levels and age groups. They have different days throughout the week‚ when they teach classes in Chinese or English allowing the communities preference. The classes teach the following: history of Zen Buddhism‚ the four noble truths‚ the noble eightfold path‚ six perfections‚ emptiness and the middle way‚ and the principle of casualties. Once you have completed the advanced classes you can move on to the Sutra study classes which teach more in depth about

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    Buddhism Since time began‚ history is full of people forming religions claiming to be true. With all these so called true religions several cults have formed. With all these religions worldwide people are not too sure or not educated about Buddhism‚ I for one am guilty to having lack of knowledge in this certain religion. As I wrote this paper and did more research on Buddhism I have learned many things and grew very fond of Buddhist beliefs. To name Buddhism a religion is actually a controversial

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    University of Phoenix Material Buddhism Worksheet Write a 1- to 2-paragraph response for each of the following. 1. Explain the basic Buddhist teachings including the three marks of reality‚ the Four Noble Truths‚ and the Noble Eightfold Path. The three marks of reality of the Buddhist religion consist of; 1. The first and most common thing in all of reality being change‚ after all the only constant in life is change. Impermanence according to Buddha is a part of life the

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    Buddhism Maria Alanis‚ Margery Denton- Thompson‚ Crystal Lenden‚ Diane Freeman-Sims‚ Dorothy Stewart REL 133 September 26‚ 2012 Rachelle Brown Buddhism Buddhism is different from many religions‚ they do not believe in a god. Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama he was also known as the Buddha. Buddha was believed to found the path to enlightenment. Buddhist believed that Buddha saw the truth on how the world really was. Buddhist also believes that Buddha was not a god he was a regular

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    Buddhism Report Buddhism had a good effect in many countries. It was a religion of peace. Buddhists did not attack members of other religions. The main aim of Buddhism was to show each person how to lead a better life. As a result of the influence of Buddhism‚ rulers and people built temples‚ schools‚ monasteries‚ roads‚ bridges‚ hospitals‚ universities and parks. Buddhism helped improve education. Monks could teach people about mathematics building‚ farming‚ medicine and other subjects. Buddhist

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    Buddhism is not a religion” The Buddhist path is fundamentally a process of learning to recognize this essential nonexistence of the self‚ while seeking to help other living beings to recognize it as well. Buddhism has no God and only believe in meditating because it leads to enlightment. A person who agrees with the statement would say how if they have no God‚ it means it’s not a religion‚ they only have teachings from the Buddha. You can see from all other religions that they worship God. Christians

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    Cultural interaction in religion: How does Buddhism impact other aspects of culture? Social and Dietary S - Many Buddhist concepts/ terms are present and used in western society -Karma (used frequently as sense of fate) -“Nirvana” (the name of a band in western society; in Buddhist religion‚ Nirvana is the supreme state free from suffering and individual existence. It is a state Buddhists refer to as "Enlightenment". The attainment of nirvana breaks the otherwise endless rebirth cycle of

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