It is commonly understood as a term to denote the entire cycle of cause and effect as described in the philosophies of a number of cosmologies, including those of buddhism and hinduism karma is a central part of buddhist teachings in buddha's teaching, karma is a direct intentional result of a person's word, thought and/or action in life in pre-buddhist vedic culture, karma has to do with whether or not the ritualistic actions are correctly performed. Tibetan buddhism (essay being written) origin of the religions: both hinduism and buddhism originated in india hinduism can be traced back four millennia it is generally regarded as the oldest organized religion in the world it is currently the third largest world religion after christianity and islam most hindus live in india. In later years, there is significant evidence that both buddhism and hinduism were supported by indian rulers, regardless of the rulers' own religious identities buddhist kings continued to revere hindu deities and teachers, and many buddhist temples were built under the patronage of hindu rulers. If you wish to understand death, different religious viewpoints can help a lot most of the religions have a strong viewppoint regarding life and death nearly all the religions believe in afterlife, reincarnation, heaven and hell, or soul religion is a major part of life and death in fact, the concept of death in different religions differs a lot.
Fear of death, more specifically the fear of the senselessness that death implies, berger suggests, requires strategies to make sense of this experience this course will examine the variety of ways that indian religions approach death, dying, and death related issues. Hinduism does not believe in an eternal hell however, hellish states of mind and woeful births do exist temporarily for those who think and act wrongfully they consist of fear, hate, jealousy, bigotry and anger, and are brought about by one's own thoughts, actions and deeds.
There are religions (including buddhism, taoism, and hinduism), in fact, that classify some of their followers as agnostic, atheistic, or nontheistic the true opposite of religious is the word irreligious irreligion describes an absence of any religion antireligion describes an active opposition or aversion toward religions in general.
'fear of the threat of death' the main drive of religions (salvation, buddhism) user name: remember me: password the underlying fundamental root cause of all religions is the fear of the threat of death/mortality even with buddhism, the core principle is in the buddha story.
The hindu concept of death unlike many religions past or present, hinduism stands out because it believes self is the basis of all that is self is the only permanent aspect of the universe, because everything we perceive is impermanent and therefore not real even the mind, body, intellect, personality, and cosmos will all fade away. Different religions and cultures greatly affect our perception and views about life and death consequently, bereavement and funeral practices and tend to vary from one religion to another the believers face death without fear and gain eternal life in heaven in the presence of god buddhism buddhist funeral traditions tend to vary.
As we get closer to it we experience a fear of death can we use that fear to drive our spiritual life the major religions of the world hinduism buddhism other religions web log, or blog subscribe to this site everybody is dying from the moment we are born, we start to die death is the most democratic experience in life, for we. In hinduism, it is believed that an enduring soul survives after death, spends a variable amount of time in another realm, and then becomes associated with a new body rebirth into the opposite sex or, under certain circumstances, into a nonhuman animal form is considered possible.
Why compare religions fear of death the greatest fear we all have is of death who would disagree in fact all fear is based on some kind of loss we lose our security, our loved ones, our job, our lives they all seem to be related buddhism hinduism christianity islam. Buddhism shares some concepts with hinduism but also has some significant differences in particular, a baby may show an intense fear of water, and that child later reports a memory of having drowned in the previous life the cases do, however, provide evidence that should be considered in any evaluation of the concept of reincarnation.