In china the beginnings of the pure land buddhism can be traced back as far as the fourth century during the fourth century a well-known scholar named hui-yuan formed a society of monks who meditated on the name of amitabha. Jainism and other religions jainism, hinduism , and buddhism jainism, hinduism , and buddhism share many key concepts derived from the sanskrit language and dialects that have enabled them to hone their religious debates. Buddhism not only brought a different religion, but also brought a different culture it influences the local culture on three main aspects: literature, art and ideology many famous poems have ideas from buddhism and many buddhist stone statues can be found, which show its huge influence.
Buddhism originated in india, the religion begun around 500 bce buddhism is the teachings of the buddha, who believed in more of a moral code rather than religion buddhism goes by the law of karma, meaning one person’s deeds stack up depending on the moral ground the person is. Comparison of religions eastern (indian-hinduism, buddhism, and jainism) and western (judaism, christianity, islam) religions pravin k shah jain study center of north carolina. Buddhism is centered upon the life and teachings of gautama buddha, whereas christianity is centered on the life and teachings of jesus christ buddhism is a nontheistic religion, ie, it does not believe in a supreme creator being aka god christianity is a monotheistic religion and believes. Impact of buddhism on indian society buddhism gave the greatest jolt to the orthodox brahamismbuddhism exercised profound influence in shaping the various aspects of indian society it developed a popular religion without any complicated, elaborate and unintelligible rituals requiring necessarily a priestly class.
The past few decades have seen buddhism undergo a sort of renaissance involving efforts to adapt to the changes of modern society while the majority of monks remain in mountainous areas, absorbed in self-discipline and meditation, some come down to the cities to spread their religion. As for faith, they believe in buddhism, taoism and other religions  some overseas chinese, who behave in accordance with confucianism, pray to bodhisattva. Between the christians, muslims and jews, the christians have the largest population of the religions with 2 billion members, and as for the islamic religion, there consists of 13 billion muslims and in the judaism religion, there contains are about 14 million jews that take part. Today, buddhism continues to gain followers, but with increasing competition from other religions, both ancient and modern, including christianity genre painting in 18th century korea genre painting developed in two directions in the choson period (1392–1910. Buddhism vs hinduism april 11, 2011 buddhism is a much younger religion than hinduism the two religions are very much different the two religions did indeed influence each other in.
Compare and contrast judaism and buddhism one of the most early religions are judaism and buddhism both judaism and buddhism have lots of differences beliefs and practices and only few similarities judaism was started in 2000 bce, led by abraham. Was a social and political philosophy, not a religion it was therefore compatible with other religions, having broader influence. Its influence has spread to other parts of east asia including japan, korea, and vietnam 6 jainism (circa 600 bce) country or region of origin: india unlike most of the other ancient religions, buddhism can trace its roots back to one founder, while zoroastrianism is a fairly small religion by comparison, it shares many central. Religion can influence public policy and rights in many ways, whether directly through state action, or indirectly through the influence of civil society as robert benne writes “the vast and complicated interplay of religion and public life simply cannot be shut down” ( 2010 , p 14.
The greatest influence of the mystery religions on christianity lies in a different direction from that of doctrine and ritual it lies in the fact that the mystery religions paved the way for the presentation of christianity to the world of that time. This buddhist vision for society evolved as the religion expanded it was not part of the buddha's original vision under the bodhi tree the buddha had been seeking a path to enlightenment and. The buddha-dhamma, or buddhism, can be related to other religions in many ways here, only a few main points of comparison will be sketched buddhism is a graduated system of moral and mental training with nibbana, the highest happiness, as its goal. In addition, dwelling on the fact how these two religions influence the daily life of people practicing them, there is a significant difference between two religions, while both hinduism and buddhism emphasize different activities, leading to the release of the problems and difficulties. Comparative religion is a field of religious studies that analyzes the similarities and differences of themes, myths, rituals and concepts among the world's religions religion can be defined as the human beliefs and practices regarding the sacred , numinous , spiritual and divine.
Features of egyptian religion in modern religions christianity other egyptian deities contributed to the marian imagery of early christianity, such as nut’s function of rebirthing most the sun enduring daily, is christian exhibited imagery to survive in the imagery of the maria from ancient egypt is that of the overcoming of platytera. The taoist believes that “always without desire we must be found” cf buddhism c the taoist looks for ways to find harmony between the opposites of life: the yin and yang but ultimately has no way to solve the problem of evil due to its passivity and emphasis on withdrawing from the ills of society. Buddhism gave us a simple, intelligible and popular religion buddhism greatly appealed to the people on account of its simplicity emotional element, easy ethical code, the use of vernacular language and the methods of teaching.
Buddhism emerged in response to social, political, and religious changes taking place on the northern indian subcontinent during the 8th to 6th centuries bce. More than other religions – indeed, i would say, more than any other religion – buddhism lends itself to a dialogue with science more than any other religion – buddhism lends itself to. Influence of zoroastrianism on other religions although the teachings of prophet zarathushtra were primarily spiritual, and substantially devoid of mythological and ritualistic beliefs, zoroastrianism, the religion that was based on his teachings incorporated many aspects of pre-zarathushtra traditions as well as novel and creative approaches to ritualism.
The religion of ancient egypt included numerous gods and goddesses, belief in the afterlife and a well-defined hierarchy of celebrants and priests. Religions and japanese culture many religions are popular within the japanese culture two of the most influential religions, shinto and buddhism that help shaped a lot of japanese values are shinto and buddhism, played a large role in shaping japanese values. Buddhism is one of the most important asian spiritual traditions during its roughly 25 millennia of history, buddhism has shown a flexible approach, adapting itself to different conditions and local ideas while maintaining its core teachings.