Essays and Research Papers on Eastern Religions

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This 5 page paper gives an overview of the woman and her role as a female in the Hindu faith. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page paper gives an overview of the woman and her role as a female in the Hindu faith. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page paper. Caste is a system of social classes that has existed in India for more than 3,000 years. This essay explains the four major categories of caste and the division within each caste that creates sub-castes. The Varnas dictate the social hierarchy in the general society and the sub-castes, the Jatis, dictate ...

A 5 page paper. Caste is a system of social classes that has existed in India for more than 3,000 years. This essay explains the four major categories of caste and the division within each caste that creates sub-castes. The Varnas dictate the social hierarchy in the general society and the sub-castes, the Jatis, dictate ...

How Should One Live?

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page discussion of the importance of religion in directing our lives, in allowing us to deal with such questions as: How shall I treat myself? What is the most accurate and helpful view of my own nature? How shall I relate to other persons? What is the role of ...

How Should One Live?

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page discussion of the importance of religion in directing our lives, in allowing us to deal with such questions as: How shall I treat myself? What is the most accurate and helpful view of my own nature? How shall I relate to other persons? What is the role of ...

HINDUISM AND INDIA

  • 9 page paper

This 9-page paper focuses on how Hinduims developed with India, and why and when it actually emerged as the "national" religion of the nation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

HINDUISM AND INDIA

  • 9 page paper

This 9-page paper focuses on how Hinduims developed with India, and why and when it actually emerged as the "national" religion of the nation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Taoism

  • 3 page paper

This is a 3 page paper discussing Taoism: its history, practice, and beliefs. Tao is translated into English as “the way” or “the path” but basically cannot be defined in the traditional sense. Instead, Tao (pronounced “Dow” and Daoism) “refers to a power which envelops, surrounds and flows through all things, living and non-living. Taoism ...

A 3 page paper that examines what it means to be a human being in the Hindu tradition. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page overview of the manner in which Gandhi advocated non-violent protest through his satvagraha campaigns. This paper considers the specifics of such campaigns and speculates as to how they might have been interpreted by Buddhists. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Taoism

  • 3 page paper

This is a 3 page paper discussing Taoism: its history, practice, and beliefs. Tao is translated into English as “the way” or “the path” but basically cannot be defined in the traditional sense. Instead, Tao (pronounced “Dow” and Daoism) “refers to a power which envelops, surrounds and flows through all things, living and non-living. Taoism ...

A 4 page paper which discusses the influence Buddhism has had upon Western religion, focusing on Christianity. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 4 page paper which discusses the influence Buddhism has had upon Western religion, focusing on Christianity. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page paper that examines what it means to be a human being in the Hindu tradition. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page informative speech discussing past life regression and reincarnation, focusing on evidence supporting the notion of past lives. The bottom line is that close inspection of the reasons underlying individual reactions to fears, personal prejudices and other points that collectively define any specific individual can be beneficial in addressing personal issues in ...

A 3 page informative speech discussing past life regression and reincarnation, focusing on evidence supporting the notion of past lives. The bottom line is that close inspection of the reasons underlying individual reactions to fears, personal prejudices and other points that collectively define any specific individual can be beneficial in addressing personal issues in ...

A 3 page overview of the manner in which Gandhi advocated non-violent protest through his satvagraha campaigns. This paper considers the specifics of such campaigns and speculates as to how they might have been interpreted by Buddhists. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 4 page research paper/essay that analyzes The Peony Pavilion, a 400-year-old masterpiece in the style of Chinese Kunju opera, China's oldest surviving theatrical style. Written in the late sixteenth century by Tang Xianzu (1550-1617), this work demonstrates how both Confucianism and Daoism had become intertwined in the fabric of Chinese culture. The writer discusses ...

A 4 page research paper/essay that analyzes The Peony Pavilion, a 400-year-old masterpiece in the style of Chinese Kunju opera, China's oldest surviving theatrical style. Written in the late sixteenth century by Tang Xianzu (1550-1617), this work demonstrates how both Confucianism and Daoism had become intertwined in the fabric of Chinese culture. The writer discusses ...

A paper which considers Gandhi's satyagraha in terms of Tibetan Buddhism, with reference to its value as both a spiritual concept and a means of political struggle. Bibliography lists 2 sources

A paper which considers Gandhi's satyagraha in terms of Tibetan Buddhism, with reference to its value as both a spiritual concept and a means of political struggle. Bibliography lists 2 sources

This 20 page paper examines Plato's Form of the Good, as well as forms in general, and compares and contrasts the concept to the Enlightenment concept associated with Zen Buddhism. An overview of each is provided. The ideas are compared and contrasted and similarities and differences are duly noted. Bibliography lists 14 sources. ...

This 20 page paper examines Plato's Form of the Good, as well as forms in general, and compares and contrasts the concept to the Enlightenment concept associated with Zen Buddhism. An overview of each is provided. The ideas are compared and contrasted and similarities and differences are duly noted. Bibliography lists 14 sources. ...

This 8 page paper considers the different ways in which the role of women is perceived in Buddhism. The paper considers the social background, the impressions given by the Sutra’s, the discrimination that existed in practice and writings, such as the Lotus Sutra, that indicate a level of equality. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

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