Essays Tagged: "brahmins"

India and it's economy

These hymns comprised the first great religion work of the Aryans - the Rig Veda. The Veda and the Brahmins, the priests, came to hold a most prominent place in Vedic society.By about the forth centu ...

(3 pages) 1221 41 4.1 Oct/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Siddharta Gautama - The essay describes the life of the Buddha, Siddharta and some characteristics of the origin of Buddhism.

got his name from one of his mother's dreams. When she told her husband about her dream, he called Brahmins, or taught men to interpret it. They predicted that the child one-day would be the greatest ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Buddhism and the Values.

as when Siddhartha was miraculously conceived. When she told her husband about her dream, he called Brahmins, or learned men to interpret it. They predicted that the child one-day would be the greates ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Siddhartha: this essay talk about how Siddhartha say that he distrusted teachers and rather learn from himself, but no matter where he goes he learned from the people around him

a Samana with long hair and an old torn loincloth come to me. Many young men come to me, including Brahmins' sons but they come to me in fine clothes, in fine shoes; there is scent in their hair and ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha and the illusion of experience

hirsty for knowledge; he saw him growing up to be a great learned man, a priest, a prince among the Brahmins." Siddhartha's father and the Samanas taught Siddhartha how to become a thinker, and observ ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Bhagat Puran Singh: A legacy

tory, Baba Ji was one day told to clean the temple and he willingly obeyed. Finishing his work, the Brahmins sat before him and ate, not bothering to offer him any food as well. Coincidentally, Bhai S ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddha

at was when Buddha was miraculously conceived. When she told her husband about her dream, he called Brahmins, or taught men, to interpret it. They predicted that the child one-day would be the greates ...

(6 pages) 47 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Women in Buddhism

extended family. The caste system was the social class structure. At the top of the caste were the Brahmins, or priests. They has exclusive privileges, such as learning about the sacred teachings, te ... s within the village, but they were not as powerful as a king would be. The rulers were usually the Brahmins. The extended family was everyone in the family, like second cousins. The whole family was ...

(8 pages) 38 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Groundhog Day

oups of people had been created from the body of a Hindu god. The Hindu god was Brahman. First, the Brahmins were created from the god's mouth. They later became the priestly class and were the highes ...

(2 pages) 1024 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Challenges Through Siddhartha's Path

igence, pure spirit, and ability to recognize Atman, gives him a sense of security toward the other Brahmins. His friend Govinda, loves Siddhartha's every move and gesture which he often tends to make ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Goals In Hinduism And Buddhism

cted many of the ideas and practices of traditional Hindus. Buddhists rejected the authority of the Brahmins, as well as the caste system and the Hindu pantheon of gods; none can ensure/bestow salvati ... oksha (release). Dharma includes fulfilling one?s duties to one?s assigned caste, whether it be the brahmins (priests), a kshatriyas (warriors), vaishyas (traders/merchants), or shudras (workers). Thi ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Prejudice and Discrimination SOC-120

ommunity (Clarke, 2002). At the pinnacle of the Indian societal hierarchy is the group known as the Brahmins. The Brahmins are the priests who preserve and protect the eternal laws of the universe, or ... Brahmins are the priests who preserve and protect the eternal laws of the universe, or Dharma. The Brahmins can only serve as teachers, poets, and scholars in the Indian community, but cannot ever be ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hinduism

hat was formed based on the Aryan caste system, in which there is a hierarchy the highest being the Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, and the lowest being the Harijahns.Followers of the Hindu faith are ... stem of the Hindu faith sets up the social structure for the people that practice the religion. The Brahmins are the highest class which is a priestly class; the people in this class were the religiou ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hinduism

orking of society included a clear division of labor among four major occupational groups. Priests (Brahmins) and philosophers known as the specialists of the life of the spirit, Kshatriyas made up no ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism