The Eightfold Path, World Religions, Buddha, with Works Cited

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I got a 50 out of 50 on this paper. Please do not copy this word for word, use the format and information to help you with your own paper. Good Luck. The Eightfold Path by JOE Professor Hartman World Religions PHI243 10 December 2009 Scarbrough 1 JOE Professor Hartman World Religions PHI243 10 December 2009 The Eightfold Path The “Eightfold Path” of the Buddhist religion is believed to be the way to end all suffering. More than steps the “Eightfold Path”are elements. They are not to be followed in to it. Not only does following the Path lead one to “Nirvana”, but during life it releases one from The Noble “Eightfold Path”is divided into three groups. The first group, “The Moral Discipline…show more content…
Before studying the teachings of Buddha, the only thing that I knew was that he was a Page 4 short, fat, bald guyand even that is not accurate. I find peace in Buddha’steachings. it down into logic. When a person tries to deal with these emotional topics it is very easy to lose focus. The Path allows us to look at emotions and deal with them systematically. Following this employment would change,I am currently in sales. There is no peace in my career up to this learned from the “Eightfold Path” is that, the best is up to me, inside, not what others perceive me as. I am the only one who can find inner peace for me. This sounds like a simple concept but as a busy American caught up in life I never think of simple things like that. communications within the relationships seem so superficial now that I have taken a look at myself from the outside. Through Buddha’s teachings I have realized how much I do not work on myself. Now I understand that I just allow life to happen around me. I need to take control of my life and break it apart in orderto fix things. What is so shocking regarding all of the new information that I have learned is that,I never realized how out of control things are. A week ago before I understood any of the information that I do now, I would have thought things were nearly perfect. I knew that there were areas in my life

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