Buddhism and Hinduism

Benjamin Agren
10/29/13
Religion paper

Buddhism and Hinduism

Thesis : I can understand why people follow the religion Buddhism rather than practices and the teaching of Hinduism. Because Buddhists practices and beliefs are more realistic.

This paper is written on Religion. But to be more specific it is written on two specific Religions, Buddhism and Hinduism. This paper will compare both of these religions on their belief system and what they follow like dharma.

Buddhism is one of the dominating religions of Asia. But Buddhism is not the only one, Hinduism is really big in Asia as well. So why do these religions both cover Asia? One of the reasons is they are both very similar ...

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has some basic beliefs similar to Buddhism. They believe that you should live an honorable life and a respectable life. But there are some different consequences if you do/don't. Hinduism believes in reincarnation. That ties back to why you would live an honorable life or not. If you live a worthy and full life then chances are you will be reincarnated into a cow. Cows are respected and worshipped in their religion. If someone lives an evil life and does evil things without regret or conscious, then the person would be born into a another human just as bad or a creature that walks in the dust as low life scum. But all of that depends on Karma.

Hinduism and Buddhism both believe in Dharma. Dharma is one of the most important themes within Hinduism and Buddhism. There is no single direct translation for Dharma. Children have a dharma, parents have a dharma, teachers have a dharma, the police have a dharma. One of the dharmas for children is to obey parents and to study. ...

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Added: 5/14/2017 08:57:28 PM
Submitted By: supahotfire15
Category: Religion
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