Buddhism Essays and Term Papers

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E-mail: elementsofhouse@aol.com Hinduism Hinduism was founded sometime between 1500 and 500 CE in the are of the Indus valley civilization. There is no individual founder and no names given to say who developed it. They are many gods in the religion of Hinduism. Many Hindu followers believe that ...

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Religion In Japan

is a complicated subject. While the norms and values of Japanese culture are very closely linked to religion, few consider themselves religious. This however, does not mean that the Japanese culture is full of deviant behavior. In fact most people conform to those religion related norms and ...

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Japanese Aesthetics, Wabi-sabi

In the Western world, aesthetics is considered the branch of philosophy that is concerned with concepts of value and beauty as they relate to the arts. Philosophers from Plato until the present time have had rigid ideas about what artists should create and what people should like, but in today's ...

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Which Religion is the Only Truth?

“All religions are equally true,” an anonymous speaker once said (Woodrow 10). Ever since religion started conflicts, people have said this over and over about this controversial subject. But is this statement true? What would the world do if it found out that all people were doing the exact same ...

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Art Critique: Interpretation and Judgment of Cowskin Buddha Face

Angella Liu Art Critique: Interpretation and Judgment Artist Zhang Huan chooses to call his series "Cowskin Buddha Face" because it allows him to make a personal connection to his childhood while also conveying the umbrella theme behind Buddhism. Firstly, raised in the rural Henan province, ...

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Cao Daiism

When one thinks of the phrase "Cao Dai," they will associate it with a political group involved in protest of French rule in Vietnam, if they have ever heard of it at all. In actuality, while Cao Daiists did play a part in these protests, Cao Dai is a primarily indigenous Vietnamese religion that ...

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Political Economy Of The Ancient India

1. India from the Paleolithic Period to the decline of the Indus Civilization 2. The early Muslim period(North India under Muslim hegemony, c. 1200-1526) 3.Early Muslim India (c. 1200-c. 1500). The Delhi sultanate 4. The Mughal Empire, 1526-1761 : The significance of Mughal rule The ...

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Hsi Lai Temple

When this paper was first assigned to us I didn't have any clue as to which Asian American religion was worth doing research on. As timed passed and more thought was given to the project I finally decided to go with Buddhism. The reason why I choose Buddhism as my topic is to allow me to relate ...

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Buddhist Art--two Periods Of B

Two Periods of Buddhist Art in India Less than 1% of the population of modern India is Buddhist. Therefore, it is reasonable to say that India’s importance for Buddhism and its art is mainly its historical influence. Not only is India the country where the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni, ...

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Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama In choosing a topic for this research paper, I had originally decided on the topic of Tibetan Buddhism. When I made that decision I had no idea how broad of a topic Tibetan Buddhism actually is. When it came down to starting research, I was overwhelmed with information. Soon, I ...

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Hinduism, Bhuddism, Jainism, Sikhism

Jainism is an ancient Indian religion that focuses on peace and perfecting oneself. It started around 550BC in Eastern India, around the same time Buddhism was starting. Jainism gets its name from the jinas, who are spiritual “conquerors” who have reached ultimate freedom and perfection. The ...

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Japanese Aristocrat

If I had to choose between the Nara and Heian period to live as an aristocrat, I would choose the Nara. When first looked at the Heian period may look more elaborate and culturally advanced, and in some ways it was. I believe however, the Nara period was much more exciting and fulfilling than ...

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Confucianism

Religion affects many dynamics of a society. Although, at first glance most people do not realize the drastic effects religion has on a culture. It can have a major impact on the stability and growth of the economy, the people's family, and social lives. In the following essay, I will illustrate ...

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J.D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger, known as J.D., is an American short story writer and novelist. He was born on January 1, 1919 and is still alive at the age of 81. was born and raised in Manhattan. He went to prep school at Valley Forge Military Academy from 1934-1936. He spent 5 months in Europe when ...

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The Buddha's Four Noble Truths: A Logical Basis For Philosophy

The Buddha Shakyamuni was born in the 6th century BCE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlightened existence. Buddhism is commonly called ...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka-TOURISM Sri Lanka Index [HYPERLINK: http://www.mongabay.com/history/.html] In 1966 the government established the Ceylon Tourist Board, vesting in it the responsibility for invigorating the tourist industry. The board, operating as an autonomous corporation, was charged with ...

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The Shinto Religion Of Japan

Although Japan has experienced a rapid change of environment due to a gust of modernization, the Japanese feel the same presence of gods, in their modern lives, that they had felt in the ancient days. Shinto, written as the Way of the Gods, is a native religion of Japan that encompasses the poetic ...

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The Yi (Choson) Dynasty

Yi (Choson) Dynasty Introduction The Yi (Choson) Dynasty was the final and longest of Korea's dynasties. Chinese cultural influences were extremely strong during this period, when Neo-Confucianism was adopted as the ideology of the state and society (Duncan, 2000). In the late 16th and early ...

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Taoism

is not only important to its believers, but also to the whole human race. The Tao is one of the most ancient religious concepts of the Chinese culture. This concept has influenced many religions, such as Buddhism, and Confucianism, two major religions in the world (Hume 150). The religion ...

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Confucius And Confucianism

Confucius was believed to have been born in 551 BC., in the state of Lu, known today as the Shandong province. His parents, who died while he was a child, named him Kong Qui. Confucius was derived from the Latin word Kongfuzi which means Great Master Kong. Confucius was the most influential ...

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