**Edit to this person's response: "Both religions did not engage in proselytizing" is wrong. Buddhism was a proselytizing religion. Ashoka (Chandragupta's son) spread Buddhism throughout Burma, Syria, and Egypt by means of missionaries.
But most other issues differ:
All religions are alike because they all believe in some type of god; but Buddhism and Judaism are not alike. They are, in fact, the most opposite. Buddhism is more spiritual, you could say, and Judaism deals more with everyday life.
These two religions are so apart that it is hard to say that there is any similarity between the two. Judaism is Monotheistic, Buddhism is not. Judaism believes that God revealed himself to mankind so that mankind will be able to correct the world. Buddhism believes Buddha (who was human) revealed the way to escape from the suffering of this world. Maybe one shared thing to the two religions is the key belief in treating other people well (though for different reasons).
Buddhism and Judaism share a few general ideas, but are fundamentally different religions and hold beliefs that run counter to one another. The few similarities that exist include:
Schools and Academies of Study: Both Buddhism and Judaism are complex disciplines with very precise and lengthy requirements for practice. As a result, Buddhist and Jewish scholars have places of teaching and train their disciples for years to understand the very complex knowledge of the religious life.
Spirituality over Materialism: Buddhism and Judaism are both deeply anti-materialistic, holding that Truth is discoverable only when seeing the world in its spiritual essence. The Buddhist achieves this through asceticism while the Jew achieves it through separation, but the intent is similar.
Valuing the Weak: Buddhism and Judaism hold that the elderly, the sick, and children are very valuable even though their material or physical contribution to society may not be very high. The wisdom of the elderly is to be prized, the sick are to be helped and sympathized with, and the innocence of children is valued.
Human Fraternity: Both religions believe that people should be kind to one another and love each other (within reason). The core teachings of both faiths are to be peaceful and good-willed. Political situations such as those in Tibet and Israel make these teachings more difficult to follow.
This World Matters: Buddhism and Judaism do have an afterlife. But contrary to faiths which focus heavily on the afterlife, Buddhists and Jews do not see it as central to their teachings. In Buddhism and Judaism, a person performs righteously in this life solely because they live and for no other reason.
some similarities between Hinduism & Buddhism are Non Violence & Peace. Judaism & Hinduism are common in belief of one Supreme God.
similarities: holy book, place of worship
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Hinduism AND Buddhism have many similarities. Such as concept of Moksha (liberation) or Nirvana (Liberation) via meditation.
Judaism and Islam have many similarities. Hinduism does not fall in this category because Hinduism is an Ancient South Asian Religion and Culture. Judaism and Islam believe in One God. Hinduism does not fall in this category, because they believe in many gods. Judaism and Islam have too many similarities to list. It would be wise to search "Similarities between Judaism and Islam" or see the related question below.
Between Hinduism and Buddhism there is some common tradition and the Buddha was a Hindu, but generally Hindus believe in a God and Buddhists do not. I am a Buddhist. As to Islam it is an Abrahamic faith just like Christianity and Judaism are, meaning they trace there heritage back to Abraham and all believe in the same creator God. After that there are other similarities in the 3 but far more differences.
No. Please see some of the differences between the two religions at the Related Question.
I think this is just too big a question for me. I will say that within each of these traditions there isn't one simple explanation to compare with the simple explanations in the other traditions.
they all believe in one God
Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity
Some essay topics about religion are "What are the similarities and differences between Christianity and Judaism", "Does god really exist", and "Is there an afterlife".
Moses is important in JUDAISM, not Buddhism. Moses plays no part in Buddhism and his moral perspective is one that generally deals with creating a better society in this world than the Buddhist perspective, which is primarily about realizing and accepting the broken-ness and unsatisfactory-ness of this world.
Hinduism, Buddhism, and some smaller religions such as Zoroastrianism.
There are several similarities between Hinduism and Judaism. Some of the similarities are: Hinduism has a religious symbol called the Om; which literally means Brahman and Judaism has a non-religious symbol called "The star of David" which is an emblem that is modeled after the shield of King David. Also, Hinduism is the oldest religion of its type (polytheistic religion) while Judaism is the oldest religion of its type (monotheistic religion). Hindus believe that all gods are one (manifestations of the main god: Brahman) while Jews believe in one god: HaShem.
Answer:There are very few similarities between all four of these religions. Here are some:They are all regarded as religionsBeing "good" is better for the followers than being "bad".They are all older than 1300 years.They are all younger than 4000 years, except for JudaismThey all have a person who stands out as their first leader.Here are similarities that include exceptions:They all worship a God - except for BuddhismThey all believe in reincarnation - except for Islam, Christians (and many Jews)They all have defined visions of the afterlife - except JewsThey don't revere Jesus as a divinity - except for ChristiansThey all have creation myths - except for Buddhists
one, I would have to say, is non-violence.
I would say that first off, Hinduism and Buddhism are more similar, in regards to personnel development and seeking enlightenment (Moksa in Hinduism), than either of them to Christianity. As to similarities, seeking to live a righteous and moral life, and non-violence are common goals.
Both worship One God. Both hold their homelands as being a very sacred part of their religion.
They all share the same good morals, the non racism, the mutual respect, and the striving for the benefit of mankind and environment.
All of those religions are extremely different from each other. Finding similarities will be difficult. Here are some: They are all religions They have all been around for more than a thousand years They all have ethical standards They all have followers They all have traditions They all believe in spiritual powers beyond the mere physicality of the world.
Buddhism has a founder, while Shinto does not.
Hinduism, Buddhism, and Christianity have some similarities. They all have the teachings and philosophies that the human soul does not die, but still has life in the afterlife (which, for Christianity, is heaven). Just as well, forgive your neighbor for wrongdoings that they have done against you. That fits in with showing compassion to others. There are many more, but let us get on with the differences!
There are no similarities between multicultural education and Marxism.
the similarities is big and small
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