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The goal of Life Since the beginning of life people have always believed in a higher power Whether it is God moksha karma or jina every religion has a goal in life for its followers Everyone is searching for the meaning of life the greater picture their destiny but many people have no clue where to start So many seek out a religion Religion helps people find their goal for life through a structured environment When you examine each religion and its goal for life it seems as if each religion has something different to say In reality each religions goal is the same the steps to reach the goal are just carried out differently The common theme is that one should live a good life and eventually die and end up in a peaceful place Buddhism has a very structured idea of the goal of life They have this because they believe life is in constant change and as humans we dont expect it and we settle By settling one never can achieve the ultimate goal of life or Nirvana Buddhist believes that people are in a constant state of Samsara Samsara is rebirth There is only one way to obtain release from samsara First one has to follow the four noble truths to live is to suffer desire is the cause of suffering ending suffering can happen by ending desire and ending suffering happens by following the eight fold path The eight-fold path has three main goals face life objectively be nice and cultivate inner peace The eight fold path is right understanding intention speech action work effort meditation and contemplation It is believed that by following these steps one can be free form samsara and have obtained Nirvana The only problem is that Buddhist say reaching nirvana rarely happens Hinduism and Buddhism are very much alike Hindus believe there is Maya Maya is something that keeps us from seeing the world as
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