Hindu and Buddhist Scriptural Analyses


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Religion 123
1 March 2011
Hindu and Buddhist Scriptural Analyses
1. Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 9, Verses 27-30.
a.The author of this passage is Krishna, the charioteer of Arjuna. However, Krishna is ultimately an incarnation of Vishnu. At the same time, it is the Sage Vyasa who actually compiled the text pertaining to the Mahabharat so he should receive some degree of credit for authorship, or editing at a minimum.
b.The Bhagavad Gita is generally agreed to be attributed to the period of around 3,000 BCE. However, the Mahabharat was ultimately textualized somewhere in the period between 400 to 100 BCE.
c.This passage is inherently sacred as the entire Bhagavad Gita is regarded as a...
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.....uct are all ultimately equally in the grand scheme of things.
f.The main ritual or practice examined is that of action or livelihood. In Buddhist teachings, the very act of existence is regarded as being the paramount theater upon which various acts are conducted in the course of the existence of individuals. These acts are not to be judged prejudicially.
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