Buddhism vs christianity in the tolerant and enquiring times in the west over recent decades many people have become interested in other faiths than christianity and in buddhism in particular. Buddha christ as seers and spiritual masters of the land came to pay homage to the new born prince, the hermit seer asita announced that the child would either become a great king (chakravartin) or a great holy man. A comparison between christianity and buddhism reveals that both acknowledge the reality of suffering the bible teaches that suffering began when mankind rejected god when we refuse to accept the reality of god in our lives, it results in suffering both for us and for those who are affected by our choices.
The differences and similarities between buddhism and christianity - philosophy, worship, the role of effort/grace, nature of liberation, god, reincarnation differences between buddhism and christianity both jesus christ and the buddha sought to reform existing social/religious practises which had denigrated into ritualistic forms. This video was created for religion101 at uw-marathon county for the spring 2013 semester. Before comparing the basic teachings of jesus and buddha regarding god, humans, and salvation, one should point out to those enamored of the buddha that the earliest written documents about the life of buddha (563–483 bc) come about five hundred years after his death.
If we compare the sayings of jesus and buddha the answer is a heartfelt yes buddhism and christianity would appear to have little in common one is non-theistic for instance, the other, theistic. Now, in confucius, buddha, jesus, and muhammad, award-winning professor mark w muesse of rhodes college takes you deep into the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures, revealing the core, original teachings, and thoughts of each,. By matt slick 12/12/08 following is a chart that shows some of the strong differences between jesus and mohammed the muslims revere mohammed as the greatest of prophets, yet jesus clearly demonstrated greater authority, teaching, and miracles than mohammed ever did.
He delivers an excellent lecture on jesus and buddha - similarities and differences, with a question and answer session at the end you will learn a great deal about buddhism and how to refute the common belief that jesus and buddha teach many of the same things. In these two areas, one finds that the buddha and jesus share many similarities sources on the buddha's life indicate that he was born around the 6th century bce the events and conditions of his conception are miraculous. Comparison chart of jesus, muhammad, buddha and sigmund download comparison chart of jesus, muhammad, buddha and sigmund comparison chart of jesus (christians), muhammad (islam), buddha (buddhism), sigmund (atheism.
When one compares the life of buddha with the life of jesus, one finds that the two share many things in common this essay aims to compare and contrast the lives of buddha1 and jesus in two key areas: conception and birth. Comparing buddha with jesus it is said siddhartha became the awakened one, so jesus became the anointed one is a common misconception christ was the anointed one from eternity while the siddhartha became the buddha by searching and self discovery became illuminated. Buddha and jesus: a comparison essay 2029 words - 9 pages nothing now remains for the honest man to do but acknowledge the truth, which is that the history of jesus of nazareth[,] as related in the books of the new testament, is simply a copy of that of buddha, with a mixture of mythology borrowed from other nations~t. Buddhism comparison of buddhism & christianity comparison of buddhism with christianity: since so many american adults are converting from christianity to buddhism, it may be useful to compare the two specific actions and beliefs (as in repenting of one's sin and trusting jesus as lord and savior as taught by many conservative.
This is a great comparison of the similarities between buddha and jesus, catherine jesus was either influenced by buddha's teachings or they were both influenced by some, even more ancient wisdom (possibly solomon. By bogdanske through professor rev dr james kenneth powell ii, opensourcebuddhismorg this is a lovely, brief comparison of the life and teachings of the world's two most compelling figures. If god has revealed himself to man in jesus, then man is bound to be christian, and although buddhism would have many similarities in teaching, all of the teaching would have been preparing the way for god's final revelation to man, christ jesus.