2. Compare the background and main features of Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism. In this essay, I will first compare the background of Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism by looking into their time of happening, history background, reasons of emergence and their development in recent years. Next, I would compare the significant similarities and differences of Humanistic Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism. Background Humanistic Buddhism “Humanistic Buddhism” is a form of Buddhism that emphasises on cultivating one’s compassion through daily practice.
Commitment: Firstly, on the level of a human being, His Holiness’ first commitment is the promotion of human values such as compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment and self-discipline. All human beings are the same. Secondly, on the level of a religious practitioner, His Holiness’ second commitment is the promotion of religious harmony and understanding among the world’s major religious traditions. Despite philosophical differences. Thirdly, his third commitment is to work to preserve Tibet 's Buddhist culture, a culture of peace and non-violence.
As a disciple of God and a follower, I am called to love all nations, in spite of their gender orientation, faith, or their way of life. Global citizenship requires consciousness that relies on mutual assistance, support, cooperation, interaction among humans and organizations, and a feeling of accountability which results after it. God loves all people and provides a guiding principle for livelihood in the Bible. He is my model and as I am called and chosen to love and obey his commandments. Global citizenship to me involves the establishment of leading values that will influence people morally and give way to reasonable
The Four Noble Truths and the Eight Fold Path have been a major part in Buddhism for years, and still is a huge part in Buddhism today. It makes up the core of Buddhists teachings. All of these have been believed to come from Buddha. Even though The Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path came centuries ago from Buddha and was used as a way to end suffering, it has become commonly used and a big part in todays world to help the Buddhists way of life. It is believed that the origin of the Four Noble Truths and The Eightfold Path came from Buddha himself.
This means that there are some similarities with Christianity and Hinduism. For example, Hindus believe in the same teachings “relating to humility, tolerance and forgiveness” (Dasa, Pandit). Christians believe in these teachings as well. For example, in the Bible, Matthew 23:12 talks about staying humble. Also, according to Huffington Post, a Hindu teacher Shri Chaitanya claims, “one should be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, offer all respects to others and expect none in return” (Dasa, Pandit).
Why do functionalists, symbolic interactionists, and conflict perspectives produce such different pictures of religion? Functionalists view religion in a positive way; Functionalists have their functions and dysfunction views on religion. Functionalist stress that religion is widespread because it meets our human wishes, Functionalists see religion as a way of maintaining harmony and social cohesion. Functionality hosts a broad spectrum of questions such as, what is the sole meaning and purpose of life? Is there an afterlife waiting on us when we die?
Secondly William James confidently claims that religious experience has real effects upon us and since God is real, so the produces real effects. William James mainly says that we know god mainly by the types of effects produced by him .such as “a zest for life, the predominance of love, the sense that there is something wrong with us without God.” Or we may also say that God is not the Spiritual side of
In particular, metta meditation makes people become dear to human beings around them. Building relationship with others is a dynamic process. If one loves others, they will love him back in return. Moreover, metta meditation improves people’s facial expression. Their appearance becomes more adorable since they are often joyful and having peace in the mind.
They will not be envious of others and will always be in good harmony with one another. Good will prevail for all, and wealth and riches will be shared by all. In Taoism, teaching strives to find peace within self. Wealth and riches are found from within. In that one that has done their best, fulfillment comes from being content
With love in your heart you will speak well and with understanding spirit your marriage will become enviable and honorable. Love does not speak evil, provocative, unkind, or abusive words, but soothing, encouraging, faith building, peaceful and joy producing language. Love does not misunderstand another as to act foolishly or to fight destructively. Love bears all things, endures all things, and faithfully believes that all things work together for good to