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There are hundreds of religions in the world that are practiced But only a few really stand out in the world and are widely known I will focus on two particular religions and compare and contrast them Taoism and Buddhism have said to be similar religions but I have found that they really are pretty different First I will discuss each of the religions main beliefs and how they are practiced Then I will discuss how the two religions are similar to each other and lastly I will show how they differ from each other First I will begin with Taoism Taoism as the word indicates is the Religion of the Tao a term meaning Path or Way but denoting in this peculiar case the way course or movement of the Universe her processes and methods In other words Taoism is the Religion of Heaven and Earth of the Cosmos of the World or Nature in the broadest sense of these words Hence we may call it Naturism Davis 32 The meaning of Tao is The Road or The Way It can also be described as the path that you should take to become what you should be To practice Taoism is to have correct behavior follow the proper rules of life religion and have good principles To sum up the way of Taoism is that if you follow the path and not get distracted then you will achieve happiness Buddhism is the oldest of the three world religions Buddhism has helped to shape the social culture of India and other Asian countries Buddhism was started by a man by the name of Siddhartha Gautama later to be known as Buddha Siddhartha lead a very sheltered life because his father did not want him to know what suffering was like He soon realized that suffering was inevitable Davis 2 He wanted to know what suffering was all about and how you can overcome it Once
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