People who practice Buddhism believe in the Path of Enlightenment

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confess their sins. People who practice Buddhism believe in the Path of Enlightenment by practicing meditation. They practice teachings like morals (Five Precepts) and the Noble Eightfold Path( Four Noble Truths), which lead to nirvana. And the way their faith has an act to their daily life is by becoming ascetic; the renouncement for the moral development of physical gratification and divine attachments. They also take walks every day as a form of meditation that allows them to practice mindful consciousness to admire the beauty surrounding them. Additionally, they make connections every day with other spiritual people, since technology limits them to interact with individuals with common interests. Conclusively, both religions have their practices and traditions in their everyday lives; and the influence I take from my religion has made me a better person to this day. Both Buddhism and Catholicism play a major role in Max Miller’s statement because just like Catholicism they practice their religion differently by their morals and meditation. And Catholicism prayers and going to mass. Both gain something from their religions and tradition, Buddhism gains nirvana and Catholicism gains the second coming of Jesus Christ. Salvation is the protection of a human from sin or redemption. Destiny is a preset

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sequence of events that is sometimes considered an unstoppable entity. Religions tend to focus on both destiny and salvation because they can benefit from both based on their traditions and their goal to better themselves as a spiritual person. One religion that focuses on destiny and salvation is Buddhism. Salvation is accomplished by understanding how things are according to the Dharma of Buddha. They will then enter a state of nirvana until a person has been enlightened. Enlightenment is also known as nirvana is the suffering by escaping the cycle of rebirth called samsara. The capacity of a person to achieve enlightenment and nirvana depends on their Dharma knowledge. When the Buddha rejected its importance to pursuing salvation, the caste system became meaningless as his redemption rejected the reality of the self. And in Buddhism destiny is the path a Buddhist takes to attain enlightenment and comprehend the Dharma of Buddha. Now the reason religions differ over the question of destiny and salvation is because people face two potential paths in life, to some religions is: everlasting eternal life or punishment. Religions like Buddhism believe that immediate destiny is not the true destiny in particular, but another step towards the ultimate destiny. And the problem with salvation in

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