Both Buddha and Jesus rejected and highly condemned excessive asceticism and emphasized on self-liberation. Place and Time of origin Jerusalem, approx. They ask about the nature of the person, and its relationship to more fundamental psychophysical processes. That being said - those who make spiritual progress through following the teachings of Buddha are often held to attain to states of trancendent calm and of Enlightenment. Archangel Michael or the Word. The eastward spread of Christianity was primarily a form of Christianity known as Nestorianism, after the teachings of Nestorius, a fifth century patriarch.
Only humans can help themselves and each other solve the world's problems. Little emphasis on individual sins. The Foundation, a Taiwanese Buddhist organization, also noticing the similarity, commissioned a portrait of Guan Yin and a baby that resembles the typical painting. Population 500-600 million Over two billion adherents worldwide. Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence. Such virtues include personal tolerance, generosity, forgiveness, compassion, perseverance, humility and helping others.
Issue Catholicism Mormonism Jehovah's Witnesses Christianity Specific Church Leader on earth The Pope The Prophet Watchtower Organization none except, of course, Jesus Source of Theology Bible and Tradition Bible and additional Scripture Bible and Watchtower Organization Bible Sample of non-biblical teachings Purgatory, Penance, Indulgences, praying to Mary, her assumption. Paul Spiritual Insights are possible! Latter Day Saint Mormon Prophecies Fulfilled by the Baha'i Faith Secular Humanists believe that there is no life after death. Human spirit regained through faith in Jesus Christ. We are still expected to live by the law. Each person responsible for his or her own sin. One of God's Manifestations, who include Krishna, Buddha, Abraham, Moses, Muhammad, Baha'u'llah. Post-Vedic texts like the Gita are also revered.
Both Buddhism and Christianity teach about humanity and its desirable virtues. For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open. Traditional doctrines of Buddhism do not mention existence of God or any other supreme being. Second Coming of Christ Kalki, the 10'th avatar of Vishnu. Founder generally said to be Gerald Gardner.
Writings of Bahá'u'lláh and other Bahá'í leaders. One Supreme Reality Brahman manifested in many gods and goddesses Humans are in bondage to ignorance and illusion, but are able to escape. One God who is unknowable except through Manifestations Messengers. He did not die on a cross, but Allah took Him into heaven. Both rituals and symbols play an active role in religion. Religion which atheists may still be adherents of Yes.
It is final arbiter, although various creeds give expression to its teaching. However, Christians believe in existence of one supreme God who exists in Trinity; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. They are cultural figures and are independent of the doctrinal basis of Buddhism. Human life is subject to the whim of the gods and to Fate; these can be partially controlled through sacrifice and divination. Buddhism is not a commonly know, again, especially in New Mexico. Reincarnation until resolve karma and merge with God.
White as helpful supplement 3-4 million Indigenous religion of Japan kami: ancient gods or spirits Humans are pure by nature and can keep away evil through purification rituals and attain good things by calling on the kami. Confessing sins Protestants confess straight to God, Catholic confess mortal sins to a Priest, and venial sins straight to God Orthodox have similar practice Anglicans confess to Priests but considered optional. Christianity is an offshoot of and is an Abrahamic religion. Additionally, both Christianity and Buddhism have faced reduced influence and number of believers in their countries of origin. Baptism, Sunday service at Kingdom Hall, strong emphasis on evangelism.
Worship services; prayer for the sick; discussion of New Thought authors and ideas. They expect every believer to engage in useful work. The Nasadiya Sukta even explores creation-ex-nihilo. Buddhists scholars such as see the centrality of crucifixion in Christianity as an irreconcilable gap between the two belief systems. Pursue the highest pleasures friendship and tranquility and avoid pain. It is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for them that love him. I have a theory that the lack of peace is from an Earthly realm to keep us from living in harmony with one another.
Many gods, god from another world, goddess mother, you can become a god. Other small minorities exist in other countries. Notable modern authors include Richard Dawkins and Carl Sagan. In some denominations, they may become nuns. Illusion, ignorance, or lack of perception. Only God is good and therefore only God is able to save a person.
I do know this, from all I have read the books of faith mirror one another, I know that Buddhism is older than Christianity and that it is possible that Jesus, if he did exist could have learned from Egyptians, Indians, and other mystics. There is no God or divine beings. Means of salvation Reaching Enlightenment or Nirvana, following the Noble Eightfold Path. Gurus, Yogis, Rishis, Brahmins, Pundits, priests, priestesses, monks, and nuns. Both Buddhism and Christianity doctrines lay emphasis on equal love for all human beings. Doesn't God want us to be in peace? According to Buddhism, this love should be extended to human beings as well as other living things. Bible as interpreted by the Fillmores.