Buddhism


By Elizabeth Chandler
is recognized as one of the great religions of the world. To call a religion by itself would do injustice. is a school of moral thoughts and principles as well as a religion to worship. Unlike other religions 's' sole purpose is not to worship a god or gods, it is only to preach the thought of spiritual development which leads to kindness and wisdom. Throughout this paper I will discuss the history of , the Basic Tenants of and its brief history, as well as information on the modest Buddha who teaches spiritual development.
The religion of began about 563 BC, which is about 500 years before Christianity even started. began in India where a scholar named ...

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as someone who taught others kindness and wellness, he never wanted to be a god like others did in different religions. He just wanted to be known as a man who transformed himself, and in turn set out to transform others.
In there are several basic beliefs to be learned and followed. These beliefs are from past experiences that Buddha went through in his life and now teaches to others. I will list the major points and then give a brief explanation of what each means.
1. All existence is suffering
The first belief All existence is suffering explains what if suffering in life. For instance birth, old age, illness and death are all elements of suffering. These elements of suffering would be considered non-fulfilling desires in suffering. The suffering of lamination, grief, pain and affliction is connecting with being unloved. This is usually means that are separated from what you love and now have the suffering from having a sense of thinking you are unloved.

2. Objective and ...

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Added: 12/12/2004 07:34:56 PM
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