Beliefs and Practices of Buddhism (Reincarnation (both Hinduism and…
Beliefs and Practices of Buddhism
both Hinduism and Buddhism have a belief in reincarnation
The Four Noble Truths comprise the essence of Buddha's teachings, though they leave much left unexplained. They are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering.
Four Noble Truths
reincarnation is the rebirth of a soul in a new body.
they do not have a belief in caste systems or believed in escaping them
originated in India which is why it has some similarities
The caste system divides Hindus into four main categories - Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas and the Shudras
achieved by following four noble truths and eight fold paths
The Eightfold Path consists of eight practices: right view, right resolve, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness
right resolve to give up the cause of suffering
right view is the sense of wisdom basically understanding of things as they are.
right speech is perfected or corrected speech
right conduct is living in a moral or ethical way
right livelihood is ethical livelihood
contains no belief in gods or bible and it is considered sometimes a life style rather then a religon
nirvana - goal of buddhism
Nirvana is a place of perfect peace and happiness, like heaven. In Hinduism and Buddhism, nirvana is the highest state that someone can attain, a state of enlightenment, meaning a person's individual desires and suffering go away.
right effort is to exert oneself to develop wholesome qualities