How Did Siddhartha's Religion Contribute To The Rise Of Confucianism

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Table of Contents Buddhism 3 Christianity 4 Confucianism 5 Hinduism 6 Islam 7 Judaism 8 Sikhism 9 Taoism 10 References 11 Buddhism Buddhism is the 4th largest religion in the world. It is now practiced in Asia and primarily China. Buddhism was founded in Northern India by Siddhartha Gautama. Siddhartha was born a prince near the Himalayas in the Sakyas Clan; his dad was the king of this clan. Siddhartha Gautama was raised Hindu and believed in reincarnation. Gautama married young and when he had a son he had four visions that inspired him to find a spiritual solution to stop human suffering. Siddhartha left his family to solve the four visions. Siddhartha first tried meditation, but it couldn’t last forever. After trying meditation, he joined a Brahmanism group where he learned breath control and fasting. This didn’t work and he was still trying to reach Nirvana which is when you stop suffering. When he was 35 while sitting under a tree Gautama said he could recall his past reincarnations and see the good and bad deeds he did. After this he became known as…show more content…
In his life time he was known for counseling small groups of people. His sayings were written in the Lun Yu, which is one of a four book collection called the Si Shu. When Confucius was living not that many people believed his sayings. Confucian followers believe in the Li, the Hsiao, the Yi, the Xin, the Jen, and the Chung. Confucian tradition is birth, reaching maturity, marriage, and death. The five relationships that would create harmony were father to son, brother to brother, husband to wife, ruler to subject, and friend to friend. The most important thing for Confucians is filial piety which is respect for your parents. Confucians believe that if you respect your parents everything else will fall into place. Since Confucianism didn’t spread until after Confucius died, he didn’t get to experience praise and

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