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Mythology - Religion

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind Deciphering

Words: 2454
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to Suzuki, when meditation is performed appropriately, time becomes a river that can be traveled: "When we experience this kind of truth it means we have found the…

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8 Pages
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Biology

Zen and Haiku The Influence

Words: 2298
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Many early haiku poets recognized this, writing purely from the heart and without too much subjective interpretation, perhaps reflecting their adoption of Zen philosophy. Basho is but one early…

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9 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Zen Buddhism Can Often Be

Words: 3475
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

After all, it opened up trade, thus helping commerce and, subsequently Japan's economy. Not only that, but the exchange of information was useful to governmental practices that sought to…

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4 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Words: 1479
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig is perhaps one of the most unusually named works of contemporary philosophical narrative. The book takes the form…

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4 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind You

Words: 1273
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

One of these core principles is evinced within the practice of zazen, or meditation. As the author of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind denotes, "…by your practice of zazen you…

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8 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Zen Buddhism to Present Some

Words: 2405
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

During Sauzen, or the interview with the Zen master, the student is examined based on the life and spiritual knowledge he has acquired through the educational process. The close…

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4 Pages
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Literature

Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck

Words: 1411
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck. Use the book to select one major theme and write a critical essay based on that theme. Life is a gift unto itself. Living…

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5 Pages
Essay

Mythology

Pillars of Zen the Road

Words: 1563
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Student C. stands, literally, with his big toe on the threshold of kensho; there is, as Yautani-roshi continually shouts but "one more step." Yet, it is the most difficult…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Plato Socrates and Zen

Words: 1460
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He believes that fear of punishment for injustice is all that maintains our praise of justice. Gyges was willing to discard all sense of justice and nobility once the…

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3 Pages
Essay

Theology

Analysis of Buddhism and Zen Buddhism

Words: 1079
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Buddhism Summary of the History of Buddhism and the Life of Buddha Buddhism is known to be a school of ethical thoughts and philosophies, in addition to being a…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Mythology - Religion

Spiritual Path of Nirvana Explored

Words: 936
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Nirvana, or the goal of it, helps individuals cope with some of the most basic questions in life including why we are here, where we are in life, what…

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7 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Compare Socrates View of Life to Zenism

Words: 1910
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Socrates and Zen Socrates View of Life to Zenism The objective of this work, Socrates View of Life to Zenism, will be to see if the sage Socrates agrees…

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3 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism the Movie Why Bodhidharma

Words: 902
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

It is small, real elements like this that keep the characters' human consciousness alert and unable to yet make the final step towards enlightenment with a final departing from…

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12 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Religions Religion Has Always Been

Words: 3762
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Essay

The Japanese myth partly resembles that of Adam and Eve present in the Bible and in the Quran. However, the first beings in Japan are considered to hold much…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Asian Thought Psychologically Minded Responses to Asian Thought Readings

Words: 4657
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Western civilization has been developing according to a set of coordinates that are entirely separated from the ones of its Eastern counterpart. The focus of this paper is to…

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2 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato What Is the Problem

Words: 795
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Using the ring of Gyges as his 'proof,' he finds the last reason to be the most persuasive. What Socrates definition of justice in the state is as found…

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1 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Dogan's Great Doubt

Words: 491
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Dogen's Great Doubt Both exoteric and esoteric Buddhism teach the primal Buddha-nature [or harma-nature] and the original self-awakening of all sentient beings. If this is the case, why have…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato and Suzuki What Is

Words: 1613
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Education then is necessary to help prevent the failures of government - for Socrates, an aristocracy represents a rule by the "best" citizens whose educations have centered upon training…

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8 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato Nietzsche and Watt on

Words: 2447
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The book discusses the prevalent impression of oneself as a separate ego covered in a bag of skin that is similar to a hallucination that accords neither with experimental…

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3 Pages
Book Review

Mythology - Religion

Accidental Buddhist it Is Difficult

Words: 860
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Review

19). The book's second section generally has more to do with a comparison of Buddhism to other modes and methods of thinking and understanding the world. This begins with…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Representation of the Human Figure

Words: 1494
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The Vairocana Buddha on the back wall has a Bodhisattva to his left wearing a crown and pearls. Bodhisattvas were still 'of the world,' beings in Mahayana Buddhism who…

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3 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism Is Distinct From Most

Words: 1036
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Instead, the practice bhakti-style devotion to various Buddhas and other supramundane figures (Protehero, 2010, p. 177). These are not manifestations of one God, as might be understood by practitioners…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism Buddhist Practices

Words: 673
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Buddha the founder of the Buddhist faith lived in India, Bihar, from 563-483 BCE. As the Buddha or enlightened one he preached his doctrine of the four great truths.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Reading

Life of Buddha

Words: 1109
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Life of the Buddha: What was the Buddha's name? How else do Buddhists refer to him? His name is Siddhartha Gautama and he is often referred to as…

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3 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Eastern Philosopher Murasaki Shikibu Dear

Words: 809
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

How the Noble Truths can be achieved through the Confucian virtues. Of course, please note especially the last ingredient, a lifetime of spiritual enlightenment, and the cooking instructions, which…

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8 Pages
Case Study

Healthcare

Management Project in the Health Care Organization

Words: 2486
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Case Study

Management Project in the Health Care Organization Setting This study describes the implementation of a syndromic surveillance system. The syndromic surveillance system collects and analyzes prediagnostic and nonclinical disease…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Architecture

Poetics of Light in Architecture

Words: 3845
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is impossible to have one without the other. The progression of shadows is used to indicate the passage of time in Ando's work. One can watch the progression…

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66 Pages
Thesis

Psychology

Globalization and Innovations in Telecommunications

Words: 18188
Length: 66 Pages
Type: Thesis

Chapter 2: Review of Related Literature Chapter Introduction This chapter provides a review of the literature concerning hypnosis, Eastern Meditation, Chi Kung, and Nei Kung and how these methods…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Training and Religious Practices of

Words: 3556
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The importance of ritual objects to the Shaolin is shown in how they react to the supernatural appearance of an incense burner. hen the survivors of the massacre woke…

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6 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Buddhist Theology As a Buddhist

Words: 1548
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

The seeking of salvation is an admission of ignorance while authority-based communication is an assertion of knowledge. The two are incompatible. Instead, communication has to be understanding-based. All communication…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

History - Asian

Japanese Thought and Nature in

Words: 2794
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The multiple interpretations of simple words and phrases used in modern haiku give the reader a more participatory role in their reading; instead of being literature alone, the haiku…

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12 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhist Concept of Nirvana

Words: 4368
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Nirvana Religious doctrine usually includes some form of salvation as a reward for good behavior and for keeping to the tenets of the religion. Each religion treats this general…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz an Analysis

Words: 3845
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Moreover, Malachi Martin describes the theology as "a freeing from political oppression, economic want, and misery here on earth. More specifically still…a freeing from political domination by the…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Biology

Summer in the Sierra Dharma

Words: 1533
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The reason for which they chose to leave their previous lives behind is that they want to achieve the ultimate goal of life. Powerful contrasts are present all across…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism in the United States

Words: 1280
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Meditation centers became popular during this time, and so did extensive study into eastern religions, such as Buddhism. There is another aspect of Buddhism that has had a remarkable…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Chinese Religion and Culture on

Words: 1408
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

It upheld, rather than tore down, the existing order. The search for salvation could be seen to be connected to performance of one's duty here in the material world.…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism and Judaism Conservative and

Words: 2551
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Early Judaic religion also has a long extensive history. The ancient beginnings of Judaism come from the sands of the Syro-Arabian desert. Ancient ancestors of the later Hebrew people…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Buddhist Psychology Compared to Western

Words: 3167
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this field attachment is seen, as it is in uddhism, as a continual pattern of never-ending desire for further attainment and objects. "Social psychological research on subjective well-being…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Camus the Search for Meaning

Words: 594
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

" By imagining Sisyphus happy, it then becomes possible to find our own happiness in no matter what situation. Camus begins his argument with a powerful statement about suicide,…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Creative Arts Therapy 1 Discussion

Words: 1473
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There are many instances of art acting as a means of enabling people back to health. This healing aspect of creativity is, I believe, due to the fact that…

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18 Pages
Essay

Education - Computers

Usability Evaluation

Words: 5036
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Essay

Usability Evaluation Concept of Usability Evaluation Heuristic Method Issues in Usability Evaluation Heuristic Evaluation Dimensions The Evaluator User Interfaces Usability Problem Formats Heuristic Evaluation Process Inspection Phase 15 Identifying…

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15 Pages
Essay

Asian Studies

Japan and Confucianism in Art and Society

Words: 3848
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Essay

When Neo-Confucianism arrived in Japan in the 16th century, it built on the pre-existing ideas of Confucianism that had already been imported into the island centuries earlier (Tsutsui 104).…

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15 Pages
Dissertation

Death and Dying  (general)

Aging and Death but With

Words: 4093
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Typically a Japanese funeral follows the sequence: when someone dies, they are placed to rest in their homes. The corpse was placed with the head pointing the North, copying…

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4 Pages
Essay

Transportation

Southwest Airlines to the Japanese

Words: 1202
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Another means in which Southwest Airlines resembles McDonald's is given by the very use of the onald McDonald House for charity events. McDonald's has been developing charity actions through…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Buddhism Religion and Philosophy Founded in India

Words: 1368
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Buddhism, religion and philosophy founded in India c.525 B.C. By Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. There are over 300 million Buddhists worldwide. One of the great world religions, it…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I Experienced

Words: 2975
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Both Taoism and Buddhism encourage meditation as a means by which to liberate the mind and achieve emptiness. One of the Buddhist practices that encourages emptiness is mindfulness meditation,…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Human Potential Movement

Words: 1703
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

New Age Movement with an emphasis on the Human Potential Movement. The New Age Movement really blossomed in the 1970s, when followers began attempting to take charge of their…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Siddhartha Herman Hesse's 1922 Novel

Words: 1159
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Siddhartha meets Vasudeva the ferryman. He sees in Vasudeva a quality of peace that he associates with enlightenment. Vasudeva embodies that which Siddhartha has been looking for since he…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Political Science Comparison of Leadership

Words: 3091
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Ng, 1994, p. 93) The philosophy of Confucius was based essentially on that of human relationships expanded to the sphere of the state, and even beyond into the cosmos.…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Leadership

Leadership in Sports One of

Words: 4027
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It was after this season that Phil Jackson left the Platoons of Albany and joined the Chicago Bulls as an Assistant Coach, and as it is generally said, the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Education - Computers

Accessible Wed Site for the Disabled

Words: 686
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

accessible to the disabled is a good business decision even when resources are limited. The most obvious reason for designing accessible websites is to increase the number of potential…

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2 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Museum Impressions the Museum I Attended Was

Words: 648
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Museum Impressions The museum I attended was the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, which is located at 100 15th Street (Raoul Wallenberg Place) Southwest in Washington D.C. It is…

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3 Pages
Essay

Business

Starbucks Coffee Company Is a Leading Roaster

Words: 1112
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Starbucks coffee company is a leading roaster and retailer of specialty coffees. It has its base in Seattle and has many stores within the U.S. And internationally. The objective…

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2 Pages
Essay

History - Asian

Buddhism Tibetan Buddhism Is a

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Today, the Dalai Lama works tirelessly to bring attention to the Tibetan cause, to illuminate human rights abuses by China and to move forward in creating an autonomous, if…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Asiatic Religions Discuss Changes in the Religious

Words: 1661
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Asiatic eligions Discuss changes in the religious culture between 1750 and present day in at least one country from each of the three regions of Asia we have studied…

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4 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Eastern Religions

Words: 1353
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Eastern eligions Thich Nhat Hanh wrote "The Heart Of Understanding" as a commentary and evaluation of the Heart Sutra in Buddhist philosophy. The book "Heart of Understanding" is a…

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8 Pages
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Other

Design a Trail for New Drug

Words: 2453
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

dosage levels of Cholestease on Serum Cholesterol levels and the side effects associated with them in human beings. Cholesterol has been a major media issue in recent years, especially…

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4 Pages
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Mythology - Religion

Compare and Contrast Christianity and Buddhism

Words: 1229
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

uddhism and Christianity As a system of belief, Zen uddhism arrived in Japan in the 14th century as the result of liberalization of trade relationships between Japan and China…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

History of Buddhist Thought

Words: 1280
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Buddhist Overview of eligion In many ways, Buddhism is both a religion and a philosophy. Westerners tend to regard this religion based on its philosophical value for the simple…

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6 Pages
Essay

Terrorism

A Case Study of Greyston Bakery

Words: 1630
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Greyston Bakery Case Study Organization of the report Description of the case We don't hire people to bake brownies; we bake brownies to hire people. -- Greyston Bakery's Benefit…

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