Settings: The following game show takes place in a studio with a live audience. This game show is about different religions and the beliefs behind them. We will learn about all three of our contestant’s aspects of religion.
Narrator: Ladies and gentleman, welcome to My Way or the Highway! Please welcome today’s contestants. I’ll start off by introducing Swami Vivekananda, a great Hinduism idol with great knowledge. Next, we have the one and only great leader Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism. And finally we have the great Lao Tzu founder of Taoism. And now here is your host for the night, Tiffany Thomas!…show more content… Once we are attuned to the Tao we have reached a perfect state of harmony. Harmony is produced by your actions and of the surroundings around us. The Tao directly means “the way”. This means the Tao is to experience nature in its purest form. The goal of the Way is peace. The Tao is the energy that gives us a perfect balance between yin and yang.
Swami Vivekananda: Wait, that’s not true. Let me tell you the force we believe in Hinduism. We believe in Brahman which is the eternal essence of reality and the source of this universe beyond one’s perception and thought. It is everything and the ultimate reality. The Brahman has an atman which is the eternal self of one. We want to reach our atman because Perfect bliss grows only in the heart made tranquil, the spirit free from passion and purged from offense. To reach Brahman we have to be in the state of Moksha because Moksha is a state of eternal being. We are releasing from our individual self, atman, and from the bondage of samsara. Samsara is the cycle of rebirth or reincarnation that keeps our lives until we reach our ultimate reality. It is not necessary to reach moksha in one lifetime, in fact it is merely impossible.
Tiffany: Wait, Swami Vivekananda, remember that the three of you all have different beliefs so nobody’s answer is incorrect. Now that we heard from the both of you let’s move on to Siddhartha Gautama. Siddhartha Gautama: In Buddhism we only have an energy, there is no god. We