What did Hindu priests and Buddhist monks bring to southeast Asia?
Hindu priests and Buddhist monks brung indian culture,art,architecture,and religion.
Gautama was a Hindu before his enlightenment. Updated Answer: The Buddha did not mean to start any religion; what he wanted to do is bring people to happiness through enlightenment. In the process of bringing his teachings to the world by his followers the Buddhist religion was born. It should be noted that we Buddhists do not worship Buddha as any form of a deity.
Well the Spanish priests primarily believed that they had to convert the native population, to save their souls and bring them to God. Some did this very aggressively and if a native lapsed into his original beliefs he/she was tortured and many times executed as a heretic. But not all priests acted this way. Most were humane men and tried to protect the natives from the abuses of the Spanish overlords.
Suffering is a disturbance or irritation of the mindstream. It is an obscuration of the mind, or essence of a person, or, if you will, the soul. The opposite of suffering in Buddhist epistemology is not really happiness or even the cessation of suffering, but freedom from the polarizing concept that causes us to be attracted to some things and averse to others. Suffering is thought to be the result of confused thinking. People think…
in Hinduism itself there is no specific note that says that boys should be circumcised i have almost 30 Hindu friends and none are circumcised. however in Asia where Hinduism is more prominent cultural many young boys are circumcised so circumcision in Hindus is more cultural than the actual law of the religion. I had a Hindu friend from schooldays who was circumcised as an infant on the advice of a Hindu priest because the…
A Hindu, like other meditators, will find that meditation is an ongoing process. While the techniques may change over time, one's longing to bring more awareness to the present moment will continue to grow. Ultimately, one will be meditating in every moment, regardless of the activity one is engaged in.