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DBQ Buddhism in China

DBQ Buddhism in China Morgan Taylor When Buddhism spread from India to China many different opinions were voiced. Although many people began to gradually convert to it, others felt differently about the new religion. Opinions fluctuated often with some people feeling that Buddhism would be good for the society, to bring the people together in a time of suffering, and others demanding that it be shunned for corrupting the people with foreign ways. Documents 1,2, 3, and 5 can be grouped together...

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rel133 r4 buddhism worksheet

 Buddhism Worksheet Calvin Young REL 133 April 14, 2015 Dr. William Sunday 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. Across all the schools of Buddhism, there is a set of fundamental teachings that are commonly held. The first is that all of reality bears three characteristics: that the...

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DBQ Spread of Buddhism

Buddhism was founded in India and brought to China centuries after its founding. It slowly spread after the fall of the Han dynasty in 220 C.E. after that the religion continued to spread over the course of many years. The spread of Buddhism in China was during a period of disunity for China. It provided hope for some. However not all were excited for this new practice entering their homeland. Many chinese Scholars and even Tang Emperor Wu had some strong things to say about of the spread of Buddhism...

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Jainism and Buddhism.. Differences

1) On Karma:  Buddhism : Buddhism believes in the universality of Karma, which is a result of one's action. Karma is a process, a consequence of one's desire ridden actions that cling to the personality of a being as an impression of its past and determines its future. Good actions lead to good karma and bad actions to bad karma. One can address the problem of karma by following the teachings of the Buddha, the truths enshrined in the Dhamma and the code of conduct prescribed for the Sangha...

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Christian View of Buddhism

Buddhism is one of the largest religions in the world, and it is continually expanding throughout the world. Buddhism comes from "budhi", which means "to awaken", the goal of Buddhism. Buddhism is a very open and adaptive religion. Because of this, there are over 80,000 different types of Buddhism. The two most widest beleived being Mahayanna and Theraveda. There are about 3-4 million Buddhists in America now. Buddhism is rich in history and it appeals to millions, as it spreads messages of peace...

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The Spread of Buddhism in China

Sophia Barbosa Mr. Gibbs APWH Period 2 January 31, 2013 Although Buddhism was not accepted when it was first introduced to China, it has its positive aspects and was later on respected. In these documents, the authors- whether they may be a Chinese scholar, Confucian scholar, or a Buddhist scholar- display either animosity towards Buddhism, enthusiasm and encouragement towards the teachings of Buddhism, or a neutral opinion of not only the Buddhist ways, but the Confucian as well. Undoubtably...

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Relationship Between Shinto And Buddhism

Amalgamation of Shinto and Buddhism Japan, just east of Korea and China, is an island rich in religion and culture. During ancient Japan, the indigenous people of Japan believed in the Shinto religion, and worshipped kami, or spirits that inhabited many parts of nature. However, in the mid-sixth century, Buddhism started to appear in Japan. As Buddhism started to become more popular in Japan, it started to intermingle with Shinto and created a relationship between the two religions. I believe...

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Comparison of Hinduism and Buddhism

Hinduism and Buddhism both had an immense effect on ancient civilizations such as China and India. They changed people’s outlook on life, both say that one should be good and follow his role in life; this gave people a purpose to work. While Hinduism believed in reincarnation by a person deeds in the last life, Buddhism focused on breaking the reincarnation cycle. Hinduism and Buddhism both believe in the concept of reincarnation but Hinduism focuses on climbing the levels of the caste system while...

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Spread of Buddhism Dbq

Buddhism was founded in India in the sixth century B.C.E and was brought to China by the first century C.E, Buddhism influences continued to expand for several centuries. After the fall of the Han Dynasty, Buddhism began to receive some citizens who agreed and accepted Buddhism because it allowed a way to escape sorrow, some who disagreed with it because they viewed it as a threat to the Chinese way of life and some who acknowledged all religions or felt in-between about it. Buddhism had a positive...

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Responses to the Spread of Buddhism Essay

Spread of Buddhism Although some elites in China found Buddhism to be important for the development of China between 220 CE and 570 CE, as time progressed through this period, Buddhism’s popularity seemed to decrease. Between 200 CE and 500 CE, scholars and the few followers of Buddhism seemed to have simply been trying to inform the people about Buddhism and they were attempting to gain popularity. Unfortunately, by around 819 CE, people seemed to have started disproving of Buddhism as China...

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