The Teachings Of Buddhism And Buddhism

939 Words Nov 4th, 2014 4 Pages
One of the most famous religion icon of all time the Buddhism. Many people became followers of this very wise man we know as the Buddha. Buddhism is based on the teaching of Siddhartha Gautama, Buddha, who was born in the Ganges River Valley, the foot of the Himalayas. The Buddha led people in meditation and enlightenment to the next level. Philosophers such as Santideva and Thich Nhat Hanh, have led the life to follow the Buddhism ways and live their day to day life off of it. Buddhism gave them the enlightenment to leave behind their homes to better themselves and others by studying the suffering of human beings. In their view, the social and political context must be taken in account if we are to understand the specific causes of suffering and the ways to eradicate them. Which leads us to the Four Noble Truths. These Four Noble Truths are what Buddhism is based around if a follower cannot attain these four truths then he should try for a different religion. The Buddhists ethics is the idea of the self. Without being completely happy with yourself you cannot find out why people are the way they are. When the Buddha was young he realized the sickness, age, and death are all miseries impossible to avoid. H left his family at a very young age to find out the true meaning of suffering and pain. Like most religious icons they have a way they gain all their knowledge and at the time it was from a Yogi Maser. He went into a deep meditation which he said he wouldn’t come out of…
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