Comparing Buddhism And Hindu's Vedas Path

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“Look to this day, for it is life, the very breath of life...For yesterday is only a dream, and tomorrow is yet a vision… Look well, therefore, to this day”(Ancient Hindu Sanskrit); “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”(Buddha, n.d.). Buddhism and Hinduism are similar in various ways, in that they both originated from the Indian subcontinent and continued to spread across Asia. Each of them also believe in multiple paths to enlightenment, represented in Buddhist Eight-Fold and Hindu's Vedas Path, and both believe in reincarnation. They are different however in that Hinduism has a concept of sin, whereas Buddhism does not. These religions are also different because Siddhartha Buddha founded Buddhism, but nobody knows who founded Hinduism. The final reason that they are different is that their philosophies differ. These two religions are homologous with how they are structured yet have different characteristics in some areas. Buddhism and Hinduism are almost…show more content…
One of those is the concept of sin between the two. In Buddhism, they do not believe in sin at all. While in Hinduism, there are consequences for your actions and you can repent your sins if you outway them with good kharma. Another difference is what their philosophy is. In Buddhism the whole point in following it is to release yourself from mental suffering. But in Hinduism the goal of it is to stop the cycle of reincarnation and to reach full nirvana. The final difference between Hinduism and Buddhism is who founded it. The founder of Buddhism is none other than Buddha himself. Hinduism however doesn’t have a specific founder, most likely because it is one of the oldest religions to exist in the world.(Information found from, n.d.) These differences may be small but it still creates a diversity between the
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