The main motive behind motivation for Buddhist is for self-realization. Whereas the main reason for meditation for is psychological than religion in Hinduism. For Hindus, meditation is like feeling connected with the God, who is the creator. The other main purpose for doing mediation is mental and physical relaxation. In Buddhism, Buddhist monks do meditation in order to improve their fighting techniques.
He believed that people would be punished if they did something wrong and their soul could not be destroyed. There was life after death. (Chan 1957, 110) The Chinese supported this idea at that time. Moreover, there were no special restrictions on practice.
In Gita, Krishna helps to understand the worldly life and rationalize the duties of Arjuna in the battlefield. Those duties are also called as Dharma, a term which this paper will discuss more. Similarly, Buddhism is known as a ‘nontheistic religion’, which also have its teachings in many scriptures for its both Theravada and Mahayana sectors. In Buddhism, Buddha preached most of the teachings.
The eightfold path is a set of eight principles which according to the buddha achieve this, the Eightfold Path is often divided into the three categories of wisdom, ethical conduct and mental cultivation. The first set of the eightfold path under Wisdom includes the first two steps right understanding and intention. This essentially means to free oneself of a pessimist and negative emotional nature. Ethical Conduct include right speech, action and livelihood. Here, the buddha wishes for one not to be materialistic, to live in a non-harmful way, having a skilled mental state while also training one’s mind to be InControl of your emotional and mental
Hinduism extremely believes in the stage of life as they do have four stages as known as Ashramas. The first stage is Bhahamachary ashrama or student’s life. Grihasta ashram or family life, and sanyasa ashrama which when a person meditates and truly waiting for the truth whereas Buddhism do not believe in this stage of life and they can join any stage at any time according to their preparedness. In addition, Buddhism has no faith in Vedas and instead firm into the teaching of Lord Buddha and Buddhist scripture whereas Hinduism truly believes in Vedas and they do have four Vedas known as samaveda, Ayurveda, atharveda and Rigveda. These will be the differences in both religions.
The aim of a Jain life is to attain Moksha i.e liberation of jiva-soul from the constant cycle of reincarnation by purging it of from karmic bondage. In order for one to do that, he must strictly follow the five basic principles of Jain living such as speaking truth, restraint from violence to any form of life, non stealing, chastity and non possessiveness. Similarly, the aim of buddhist follower is the attainment of nirvana- enlightenment from the cycle of suffering and misery. In contrast to Mahavira, Buddha was not interested in finding answers to speculative questions about soul, universe, creator etc and was in fact bothered and disturbed by the universal problem of dukhta- human sufferings in life. He believed that desire and attachment were the sole and root causes of suffering and eliminating them would result in the cessation of suffering.
“Hindu Philosophy,” by Philip Pecorino In this article, it is stated that Hindus believe that the universe is an enclosed, spherical shape, and time is cyclic. After each cycle, it is destroyed and reborn. This belief of how the universe works is similar to how they see life. Hindus believe in reincarnation, and after death, a soul is reborn as another living thing, such as a human, animal, plant, or mineral.
Sometimes referred to as the “greater vehicle,” Mahayana is personal, and its followers consider the Eternal Buddha still around to help beings achieve Nirvana. A key point of Mahayana Buddhism is the thought that each being has a Buddha nature; those who discover their inner Buddha and achieve Nirvana are called Bodhisattvas. These enlightened beings choose to stay on Earth out of compassion to humankind to help others follow the Dharma and end
Prostration is Buddhist worshiping devoted to their Gods which consisted of lying face flat on the ground. However, there were others who simply sat on the cushions waiting for the service to start. After worship, a dahram discussion was presented by a monk. This Dahram consisted of teaching the funtaminlas of the buddahast religion. In addition, the Dahram was lead by sangha, wich is a religouse budaah leader such as monks nuns, novices, or laity.
Sufferings can be removed by making persistent efforts . Buddhism tell us that we can overcome sufferings by virya ( efforts ) and by a resolution of problems . The virtue of virya causes a buddhist to make efforts again and again . Virya is one of the six mental factor in theravada buddhism .
From a Buddhist perspective, one follows the Eight Fold Path in order to transcend reality. Inversely, Jews seek shelter within Gods commandments in order to be saved from the allure of Satan’s and sin. For Jews, no “middle way” can exist within an orthodox practice of Judaism as it opens one up to sin. However, Buddhists do believe in Karma, the binding force of negative interactions that tethers those seeking spiritual enlightenment or nirvana to the world.
Here is some background on all 3 religions. Including where they came from who started it and some background about each one. Buddhism was starts by a man named Siddhartha. The background story was that he lived In a palace for his whole life and went out 4 times, the first 3 times he saw many bad things one was sickness, another was people who were poor and the last day he saw someone who was content with himself & the way he lived. He decided that he wanted to be exactly like that person or try to be like him to have a perfect understanding of everything.
Few of the many different religious paths of Hinduism have been lost, instead they have been added to, or changed, or new aspects have been added that has made Hinduism the tapestry it is today. Hinduism can be traced back to The Vedas, a collection of scared hymns. Later the Upanishads added new understandings to the Hindu religion, and finally the bhakti approach opened spirituality to shudras and women.
Buddhist schools vary on the exact nature of the path to liberation, the importance and canonicity of various teachings and scriptures, and especially their respective practices. One consistent belief held by all Buddhist schools is the lack of a creator deity. The foundations of Buddhist tradition and practice are the Three Jewels- the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. Taking "refuge in the triple gem" has traditionally been a commitment to being on the Buddhist path, and in general distinguishes a Buddhist from a
This is similar to the idea of meditation from Buddhism. I think Daoism can be considered more of a philosophy but scholars suggest otherwise. This religion can be divided into religious Daoism and philosophical Daoism. Philosophical Daoism is about accepting death while religious Daoism is about overcoming death through immortality. Similar to Confucianism and Buddhism, Daoism borrows concepts and ideas from them such as, prayer, priests, and polytheism.