Essays Tagged: "northern india"

Buddhism

etitle was first given to a man called Siddharta Guatemala,who lived about 2,500 years ago in Northern India. When hewas 35 he found Enlightenment whist in profound mediation,after searchi ...

(4 pages) 257 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

This essay analyzes how the geography in India and Egypt are relative to their development.

ts of three main physical divisions. They are the Great Mountains of the North, the Great Plains of Northern India and the Great Plateau of Peninsular India. The southern plateau is flanked by the nar ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Buddhism.

ths beneath the myths. We do know with some certainty that the Buddha was born to a royal family in northern India, in the foothills of what is now Nepal. Siddhartha Gautama led a sheltered existence ...

(4 pages) 81 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

This essay discusses one of the sections of Buddhism.

na Buddhism, although the movement was probably started by small groups of religious individuals in northern India as well as Central Asia. Presently, most followers live in East Asia. The majority of ...

(5 pages) 165 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

This essay is about the ganges river,its history, and how it is sacred to the hindus.

Ganges River is very sacred to the Hindus. This river starts in the Himalayas and flows across the northern part of India and into Bangladesh and finally empties into the Bay of Bengal. The Ganges Ri ... Bay of Bengal. The Ganges River flows a total of 1,557 miles and provides water for southern Tibet, northern India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. This is a very important river for everyone, especially the H ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay is a brief history and background on Budhism.

Northern India from 560 to 480 B.C. The time of the Buddha was one of social and religious change, m ... r fear of his rival's jealousy. The split between Shenxiu and Huineng accounts for the southern and northern branches of Chan, which competed vigorously for prestige and state support. Huineng's branc ...

(15 pages) 258 5 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Mahayana Buddhism.

Mahayana BuddhismThe Mahayana Buddhism movement has its beginnings in northern India and Central Asia around 410 B.C.E. and is well rooted in the Theravada School. Howeve ...

(2 pages) 114 1 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This explains the major religions, and their beliefs in Ancient India. It also explains about a ceremony that some Indian people do.

just going to explain those two. Buddhism is the fourth largest religion. It was founded in Northern India by the Buddha, Siddhartha, Gaurama. Buddha was born in Lumbini at about 563 BCE. When ...

(2 pages) 44 0 2.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Indus Valley Civilization Shoumit Mukhopadhaya

s civilization grew to cover most of present-day Pakistan and parts of what are now Afghanistan and northern India. The heart of the civilization was the vast flood plain of the Indus and Hakra rivers ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A History and Analysis of Buddhism

Gautama was one of those remarkable people. History tells us that he was born the son of a king in Northern India about 2,500 years ago. His early life was one of luxury and privilege. He lived in fa ...

(6 pages) 178 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Buddhism

m. Attaining Nirvana is also another major goal of Buddhism.Siddhartha Gautama founded Buddhism, in Northern India around 535 BCE. Because he is the founder, he attained the title Lord Buddha, which m ... . It is dominant in Southeast Asia, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. Mahayana Buddhism is often called Northern Buddhism. This form is found largely in Japan, China, Korea, Tibet, and Mongolia. Tibet lat ...

(5 pages) 137 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Hinduism Vs. Buddhism

s ago. The word "Hindu"� came from the name of the river "Indus"� which flows through Northern India. The Persians who migrated to India called the river "Hindu"�, the land of the ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Hinduism

to desire, one can get to nirvana. Siddhartha Gautama started Buddhism sometime around 500 B.C. in Northern India. Buddhism started in Nepal and worked its way to China. Siddhartha Gautama's Four Nob ...

(2 pages) 38 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Indus River

ver of south-central Asia rising in southwest Xizang (Tibet) and flowing 3,060 km northwest through northern India and southwest through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. In Pakistan the Indus is considere ... one of Solomon). One of them is at 11,295 ft (3,443m) and the other 11,085 ft (3,379m) high, at the northern end are the highest points around. There is a Muslim shrine on the top of one of them. ...

(1 pages) 2872 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Many people are interested in the small island Sri Lanka;

their intricate backgrounds. In Sri Lanka (originally called Ceylon) the people first migrated from northern India, as well as Portugal, to form their own small, island nation. Asian Indians originate ... nka is because of the civil war between Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhists and the alienated minority of northern Hindu Tamils in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Although there are approximately four million Tamils in ...

(16 pages) 1120 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Many people are interested in the small island Sri Lanka;

their intricate backgrounds. In Sri Lanka (originally called Ceylon) the people first migrated from northern India, as well as Portugal, to form their own small, island nation. Asian Indians originate ... nka is because of the civil war between Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhists and the alienated minority of northern Hindu Tamils in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Although there are approximately four million Tamils in ...

(16 pages) 1013 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

What were the First Three Mughals Benefiting Indian-Sub Continent With Art, Architecture, And Battle Tactics? Teacher said well written but too long.

n governor and on the fifth time, he finally defeated the head of the Delhi Sultanate, the powerful northern India rulers, Ibrahim Lodi (Ganeri 19). The Sultanates were Afghani chieftains. Although he ... umayun then went to Kabul and defeated his brother, who was the ruler there. He took control of the northern part and started to pave his path back towards India. He then took control over the crumbli ...

(11 pages) 26 1 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

World Religions Report Assignment

y an older one. Brahmanism, or Hinduism, had become very orthodox and Siddartha was a minor king of Northern India. One day, he ventured outside the palace walls and saw how life really was. Inspired, ... ing "one who is awake" is a scholar who preached Buddhism to all of his followers first starting in Northern India. In his teachings, Buddha praised meditation and reflection in order to see enlighten ...

(8 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith