Essays Tagged: "Dharma"


chy is nonexistent. The religion suggests commitment to or respect for an ideal way of life know as Dharma. Hinduism absorbs foreign ideas and beliefs making it have a wide variety of beliefs and prac ... al liberation. Besides the duties from the class and station, thereare also general duties (sanatanadharma). These include honesty, courage, service, faith,self-control, purity, and nonviolence. The c ...

(5 pages) 516 2 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Yoga is Good or Bad?

rom sneaker giant Nike is pushing yoga to a new audience. You see it on television from comedy show Dharma & Greg to an entire Oprah show devoted to it. And the front cover of Time magazine showin ...

(2 pages) 108 2 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Essay on hinduism and buddhism.

community think of themselves as "those who believe in the Vedas", or "those who follow the way or dharma of the four classes and the stages of life. The four classes being the varnas and the stages ... collection of "discourses", the Vinaya Pitaka, which is the code of the monastic rules, and the Abhidharma Pitaka, which contains all different "philosophical, psychological, and doctrinal discussions ...

(2 pages) 79 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

A comparison of Buddism and Hinduism. 6pages, 1614 words

e (Brahman), this distinguishes it from Hinduism. The major aspects of Hinduism are Maya, karma and dharma. The concepts also play major roles in Buddhism. Maya is the belief that everything, which on ... a. Karma exists for both religions and it has significant impact upon the beliefs of the adherents. Dharma is loosely translated as "obligation." It is the duty of the individual. To both the Hindu an ...

(6 pages) 169 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Religions of the World: Brief description of aspects of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam.

o create new realities;Vishnu, (Krishna) the Preserver, who preserves these new creations. Whenever dharma (rder, righteousness, religion, and law) is threatened, Vishnu is said to travel from heaven ... ourfold end of life." They are: The three goals of the "pravritti," those who are in the world, are:dharma: righteousness in their religious life. This is the most important of the three.artha: succes ...

(7 pages) 160 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hindu Dharma and caste system and the Bhagavad Gita

Words = 16561. According to Basham the term Dharma is "virtually untranslatable". On the basis of your reading how would you characterise the Hi ... untranslatable". On the basis of your reading how would you characterise the Hindu understanding of Dharma2. Why, according to chapter 1 of the Bhagavad Gita, is Arjuna reluctant to fight his cousins? ... ttle.To answer question one I will first explain that according to basham (encyclopaedia pg244) the Dharma is 'virtually untranslatable' and also I aim to clarify the caste system and finally i will e ...

(6 pages) 162 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

A Closeup View of Two Religions: Buddhism vs. Hinduism

In the Buddhist religion there are many beliefs such as reincarnation, karma,the four noble truths, dharma, and the eight fold path. To live life, you must follow thefour noble truths and the eight fo ... He won the war but it was extremely bloody. From that day on, he decided totry to spread peace and dharma throughout the world. This great ruler died in 232 B.C.Hinduism is one of India's major relig ...

(2 pages) 193 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hinduism Notes. These notes include information about Reincarnation, Karma, Dharma, Babur, Akbar and more!

urrent status is not simply an accident. It is a result of the person's actions in past existence.3)Dharma*The concept of karma is ruled by the dharma, or the divine law.*The law requires all people t ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Buddhism, summary.

Juvenile Hall Dharma by Soren Gordhamer is a story about an individual who was born and raised in Texas. His fath ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Chinese and Indian Cultures

to any native Indian who was not considered Christian or Muslim. The basic concepts of Hinduism are dharma, reincarnation, nirvana, yoga, and karma. Buddhism was founded by Siddartha Gautama. He was a ...

(3 pages) 86 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Religion in Tibet

ed one.The Buddha wandered the plains of northeastern India for 45 years more, teaching the path or Dharma he had realized in that moment. Around him developed a community or Sangha of monks and, late ... hey are allowed to really practice Buddhism simply cannot afford to devote their time and energy to dharma study and art work, unless someone helps to pay their living expenses. In old Tibet, the trad ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a research essay on HINDUISM at a Grade 8 level it recieved 88% in a Social Studies 8 class in April 2005

Caste SystemIt is believed that if one has a good life, following good karma and dharma, then they will be paid by being reincarnated as a person in the next highest level in the Ca ...

(5 pages) 40 1 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

The questions were given as a study guide for my Hinduism test. The answers cover the basics of the religion.

rspective and those emphasized by the "life is bad" perspective. The three life-affirming goals are Dharma (virtue),Artha (success) and Kama (pleasure), while the life-negating goal is that of mosksha ... th it?Bhakti Yoga is the final type of spiritual path embrased by most Indian followers of sanatana dharma. Raja yoga clears and calms mind. For meditative people. OM (aum) symbolWhat are Tantras? Wha ...

(6 pages) 84 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Krishna And The Bhagavad-Gita.

and that he needs to set a strong example for his people. Krishna also tells him he cannot deny his dharma as a warrior and member of the kshatriyas. He tells Arjuna not to fear for his family for the ...

(1 pages) 45 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Marriage in Hinduism and Catholicism

. Hinduism is based on achieving liberation from rebirth as an ongoing struggle by fulfilling one's dharma according to the class in the caste system which one belongs to. In contrast, Catholicism is ... rve the family line and culture, is highly regarded in Hinduism. In order for a male to fulfill his dharma and escape suffering from rebirth, he should attain the three major religious paths which are ...

(9 pages) 49 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Lamrim: The Stages of the Buddhist Path

s objects of meditation. By relying upon a qualified Spiritual Guide we open the door to practising Dharma. Through the blessings of our Spiritual Guide we generate faith and confidence in our practic ... o meditate on our precious human life to realize that we now have a special opportunity to practise Dharma. If we appreciate the great potential of this life we shall not waste it by engaging in meani ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


Great Enlightenment. From here until his death, he travelled along the River Ganges and taught the dharma (law) to all he met. Buddha died at the age of 80 from eating contaminated food.What/Who ... and before special occasions they will say three times: "I go to the Buddha for refuge, I go to the dharma for refuge, I go to the sangha for refuge."Symbols One of the symbols from Buddhism is th ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


erything we don't have in our lives then we can start enjoying life and be completely happy. Dharma, the teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism, is just that. The Dharma is a living knowledge that ... a way of living in peace and happiness. Tan Chade Meng, who teaches Vipassana Meditation, refers to Dharma as, "The code to life" (Meng). Although Hinduism and Buddhism are both based on the pra ...

(4 pages) 894 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


mankind. God, unlike human beings, is not subject to the acquisitive desires (kama) or the cycle of dharma/ karma that motivate the inhabitants of the mortal realm (Sax 14). Even though one might say ... ght say that dharma represents duty and the path to God's liberation, God himself is not subject to dharma; he, representing the cosmic order of the universe, is the source of it. To create out of nec ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cao daiism

er attaining "supreme enlightenment" Sidhartha Sakyamuni (today known as "the" Buddha) gave man the Dharma he could not conceive before (Do 15). However, as Cao Daiists believe, God saw the violence a ...

(12 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith