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Three Similarities And Differences Of Buddhism And Buddhism

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3. COMPARISON OF BUDDHISM AND HINDUISM

Hinduism is about understanding Brahma, existence, from within the Atman, which roughly means "self" or "soul," whereas Buddhism is about finding the Anatman "not soul" or "not self." In Hinduism, attaining the highest life is a process of removing the bodily distractions from life, allowing one to eventually understand the Brahma nature within. In Buddhism, one follows a disciplined life to move through and understand that nothing in oneself is "me," such that one dispels the very illusion of existence. In so doing, one realizes Nirvana.

3.1 The differences between Buddhism and Hinduism

On God
The original Buddhist doctrine does not entail any godly figures, though the later Buddhist sects introduced some
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On Salvation
Buddhism which is one has to work for salvation oneself and therefore, cannot blame others for the same. The salvation depends on the good deeds of a person and in Hinduism also, one attains salvation as per one's own fate and deeds. There are four paths or four yoga to attain salvation which is the Karma Yoga - Way of good works, Bhakti Yoga - Way of love and faith, Jnana Yoga - Way of knowledge, and Raja Yoga - Way of salvation.

On Enlightenment
Buddhism and Hinduism believe that there are many paths to attain enlightenment such as overcoming through your feelings and desires and controlling over the six conscious senses.

On Sufferings
Buddhism and Hinduism schools taught that believe in excessive attachment to things and people in the physical world causes pain and suffering. Therefore, we must get ourselves free from the illusions of 'Maya' or worldly
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