Essays Tagged: "Buddha"


This tells about Buddha's journey for enlightenment and his impact on the world. Just needs some more foot notes and ... s journey for enlightenment and his impact on the world. Just needs some more foot notes and sourcesBuddhaThe word Buddha means 'enlightened one.' It is used today asa title to the one who has given u ... birth; he had to earn it for himself by undergoing long,hard hours of meditation and contemplation. Buddha has changed thelifestyles of many cultures with new, never-before asked questionsthat were ex ...

(9 pages) 274 3 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


Bo tree he had attained the enlightenment he was looking for. It is for this reason he got the name Buddha, meaning the enlightened one.Buddha became a traveling teacher and taught everyone his discov ... ) striving free one's mind of evil, (7) controlling one's feelings, and (8) concentrating properly. Buddha preached that the life was a continuing cycle of death and rebirth. The well-being of oneself ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


g aggravated over thingsour children do, losing a job, etc. cause us to experience Dukkha.The Buddha felt that this suffering was brought on by our attachmentto people and things. Only by det ... situations objectively and being more proactive can help us deal with Dukkha better. I believe the Buddha understood that'Dukkha Happens' so its how we deal with it that can cause the frustration, ...

(7 pages) 197 0 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Lives of Confucious and Guatma Siddartha

wo thousand years are Confucianism and Buddhism. The founders of these two religions, Confucius and Buddha, respectively, lived different lives and had different thoughts. Although this made two total ... was not worth much anymore and that it was coming to an end. In 479 B.C. Confucius died.The Life Of BuddhaThe Buddha, otherwise known as Guatama Siddhartha, had a very different life than that of Conf ...

(12 pages) 138 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Buddhas Liv

Buddhas LivFör ca 2500 år sedan regerade kung Suddhoana i norra Indien i Kapilavastu. Han ... i ett gyllene hus. Då uppenbarade sig en elefant med lotusblommor i snaben. Så avlades Buddha.Efter exakt tio månader när drottningen i en park kände att barnet var redo a ... ningen. 'Gläd dig o drottning du har givit liv åt en stor gestalt'. Sedan vände sig Buddha (Sidharta Gatuama) till de uppvaktade gudarna och till människorna och sade: 'Jag ä ...

(19 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad- explores truth in the novel

nto something rotten"(pg.45). As he begins his long story of the Congo, he sits with the "pose of a Buddha" (pg. 9) as if sharing a piece of truth and enlightenment with his fellow sailors. Then he be ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddartha's development in Hesse's book

covery and independence. Siddhartha's maturation is developed by three key events: his meeting with Buddha, his attempted suicide, and the arrival/departure of his son, as they all contribute to his s ... they all contribute to his self discovery and individuality.Siddhartha's meeting with Gautama, the Buddha, is the first key experience that contributes to his maturation process. After several years ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shim Gum Do - a Buddhist practice of using martial arts as a form of Zen.

emple.History of Zen and the Martial ArtsBuddhism in practice began around the year 500 B.C. by the Buddha, Siddharta Gautama, a prince of present day Nepal. Gautama abandoned his royal lifestyle in r ... as during his time of solitude that Gauatma achieved his goal of becoming the "enlightened one", or Buddha and discovered that all the pain and suffering he had observed were not quite as bad as he ha ...

(8 pages) 117 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


If Buddha were alive today, how would he answer the question Howshould one live?What is right? Who is t ... questions that allude to how should one live? Different people have differentopinions on this area. Buddha's theory is one way to answer the question.Buddha has four noble truths. These four noble tru ... ng.If you go through all four of these truths, you will live a 'right' life.Suffering, according to Buddha, is anything that doesn't cause pleasure. Anytime you donot get what you want, it is sufferin ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Discuss the importance of the 8 Fold Path as a means to Enlightenment. -Covers the three divisions as well as briefley Enlightenment and Nirvana

ns but rather a suggestion to make the path easier to follow.The Eight-fold path is all part of the Buddha's teaching, as are 4 Noble Truths. The 4 Noble Truths are the products of following the Middl ... ls with the cause of this dissatisfaction, which is our own craving (tanha). The Third Truth is the Buddha's message that we can eliminate the suffering by cutting out the craving. The Fourth Truth is ...

(6 pages) 118 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reincarnation, Tao and Buddha

uddhist views compared .In fact you can find all you need about reincarnation in respect of tao and buddha.REINCARNATION, TAO AND BUDDHAAlways people are curious about death. Human beings want tounder ... has to fulfil this; if a person will die before fulfilling this number, he will reborn.Believers of Buddha think that everybody comes to life back again and again until achieve Nirvana. If they are fr ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

the life of buddha

ndia, and is based on many of the core concepts of Hinduism. Its founder was Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, which means "enlightened one." Siddhartha was born into the Brahmin caste, and led a rich li ... of births and deaths. After 49 days of meditation, Siddhartha attained enlightenment and became the Buddha or the enlightened one. His own desire and suffering were over and, for he had experienced Ni ...

(1 pages) 55 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Explains the differences between Christianity and Buddhism in certain ways.

rmal human being, who achieved enlightenment through meditation and later on was referred to as The Buddha(The Awakened). This brings us to the first major difference, the existence of the supernatura ... ffering of Light, Offering of Flowers and Offering of Incense. All these offerings are presented to Buddha's statues to show that people still follow his teachings. This would be strictly prohibited b ...

(4 pages) 249 3 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Comparing Buddha and Jesus' lives and Ideas.

merican Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Indian philosopher and founder of Buddhism, The Buddha, and the central figure of Christianity, Jesus. All of these men had many similar traits and ... mbined and have more influence on today's world than any other two people in history. Jesus and The Buddha have surprisingly similar teachings and lives. Its amazing how men who lived over 500 years a ...

(5 pages) 105 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Buddhism and Hinduism

tating underneath a tree for over forty days. He is the sacred God-like being in Buddhism, known as Buddha. After his enlightenment, he went to teach his beliefs to his companions and friends, who eve ... sionally sacrifice to please their gods.Buddhism also contrasts the Hindu beliefs in many forms. Buddha taught the people to follow four basic principles known as the Four Noble Truths. These were ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Comparison.

amed Confucius who lived at around 500 B.C. It is interesting to note this was around the same time Buddha was supposedly alive. Confucian was not a prophet, and had little to say about gods, death, o ...

(2 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Analysis of the power of words in all their obscurities.

ith care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill" Siddhartha Gottama or Buddha (probably from 563 to 483 B.C.). If we allow words to corrupt our minds, there is no telling ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Heart Of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad.

uld argue that there is an abundance of religious imagery throughout the novel (Garden of Eden, the Buddha, the Fates, the Snake). There is also a very large role of the use of light and darkness. The ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


a Gautama, but better known by a variety of titles including Shakyammi, Tathagata, or most commonly Buddha, the enlightened one. The legend of the Buddha's life has acquired plenty of variations and e ... he basic facts are accepted as traditional, including the dates of his birth and death.The story of Buddha's birth is encrusted with myth and fable as that of any God-figure in human history. For inst ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Buddhism: Case Study - Continuity, Change and Globalisation in Buddhsim.

ince Buddhism was established some 2500 years ago, much has changed and much has stayed the same.Buddha remains the essential being of knowledge and faith, though some of his teachings have been mo ... the essential being of knowledge and faith, though some of his teachings have been modified. Though Buddha emphasised equality between the sexes, this ideology has changed throughout the centuries, as ...

(3 pages) 101 1 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism