1. history

    What are the major differences between Theravadin and Mahayana Buddhism? In your opinion, what type of person might be attracted to each type and why?

    asked by jan on May 11, 2010
  2. History

    What is one of the factors that helped Buddhism spread through China? A. Theravada Buddhism enabled all worshipers to achieve nirvana. B. Mahayana Buddhism offered escape from suffering and the promise of achieving salvation.

    asked by Lilly on October 23, 2017
  3. World Religions

    Buddhism - Two of the most important teachings for Mahayana Buddhists are the Diamond Sutta and the Lotus Sutta. Diamonds and lotuses are beautiful. Why do you think Mahayana Buddhists gave these names to two suttas?

    asked by Tommy on December 10, 2008
  4. world history

    What is one of the factors that helped Buddhism spread through China? A. Shi Huangdi appointed Buddhist monks to run his government. B.Mahayana Buddhism offered escape from suffering and the promise of achieving salvation. my educated guess is B

    asked by bars&meldody on March 8, 2018
  5. college

    What is the difference between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism?

    asked by Jenna on March 9, 2009
  6. Social Studies

    Buddhism became popular in part because it did not defend.... 1. dharma 2. the Hindu gods 3. the caste system**** 4. life after death This religion believes that the way to stop suffering is to stop desire 1. Buddhism*** 2. Judaism 3. Hinduism 4. Jainism

    asked by Anonymous on January 30, 2017
  7. World History

    What is one way Buddhism differs from Hinduism? A. Buddhism has teachers and spiritual practices. B. Buddhism recognized that people are all interconnected. C. Buddhism rejects a caste system and focuses on meditation.* D. Buddhism teaches that a person's

    asked by alala on August 28, 2017
  8. history

    The Division of Buddhism: Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism, the religion was born in India in the sixth century, with wide spread over a large part of Asia and many parts of the world. After the death of the Buddha, the Buddhist communities of

    asked by Michelle on December 5, 2008
  9. juvenile justice

    What are the major differences between the contemporary criminal (adult) justice system and the juvenile justice system? Are the major differences appropriate, given the differences between adults and children? Explain your answer.

    asked by susan on February 12, 2009
  10. Religion

    What countries of origin Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? What are historical figures and events Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? What are the central beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? The nature of god of

    asked by Danny on January 13, 2008
  11. Hum/

    >What countries of origin Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What are historical figures and events Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What are the central beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What is the nature of

    asked by RENE' on January 29, 2008
  12. Social Studies

    Could someone give me some major differences and similarities between the Declaration of Independence and Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"? I have to write a paper on this subject and just want to know the major differences and

    asked by Loreal on September 17, 2007
  13. American Literature

    Could someone give me some major differences and similarities between the Declaration of Independence and Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"? I have to write a paper on this subject and just want to know the major differences and

    asked by Loreal on September 17, 2007
  14. Social Studies

    Japanese samurai were drawn to blank because of its teachings emphasizing discipline and self-control. 1. Pure Land Buddhism 2.Confusionism 3.Shingon Buddhism 4.Zen Buddhism

    asked by tater on March 13, 2019
  15. com/156

    When developing your arguments for your final essay, how might you determine what is fact and what is opinion? Does the opinion of an expert in the field carry more weight than the opinion of someone that is not? Explain why or why not. Find one factual

    asked by maria on May 14, 2011
  16. religion

    Hi, I have a couple questions on Buddhism. Where is Buddhism growing the most, today? What types of diffusion and geographic patterns of spread did it have? How has Buddhism changed through diffusion? Help much appreciated.

    asked by Jake on January 2, 2010
  17. World History and Geography 9R - HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hinduism VS Buddhism?? Similarities and differences Please help and something for a 9th grader to UNDERSTAND.

    asked by Laruen on October 20, 2013
  18. Composition

    I can not think of any major differences between adults and adolescents. Could I get any suggestions on starting a paper on some differences?

    asked by Rd on December 15, 2007
  19. Government US

    A written Supreme Court opinion that, in the absence of a majority opinion, represents the reasoning of most of the justices who side with the winning party is a a. plurality opinion. b. concurring opinion. c. leading opinion. d. prevailing opinion. e. per

    asked by HM on September 18, 2011
  20. social studies

    Which of the following is the major religion in Russia ? A. Christianity B. Judaism C. Buddhism D. Islam

    asked by Kyra on January 14, 2019
  21. Economy, management, corporate governance

    1. Identify some of the major Institutional Investors that own portfolios in major corporations. What are their expectations? Are there any patterns to the ways in which these institutions invest? Explain and discuss. 2. Has any institution in which you

    asked by moni on October 25, 2014
  22. health

    Post a 250- to 300-word response to the following: What are the major differences between inpatient and outpatient hospital services? Describe how these differences affect the coding process and provide examples.

    asked by Nancy on September 10, 2010
  23. world history

    9. What were the basic features of the major world belief systems? a. Hinduism b. Daoism c. Judaism d. Christianity e. Buddhism

    asked by Anonymous on July 19, 2009
  24. Psychology

    identify the major similarities and differences that exists between the American and European traditions of psychology. Please post a response to this message that includes at least two similarities and two differences

    asked by Sarah on January 17, 2011
  25. Earth Sciencs

    What are the different types of seafloor sediments and what are the factors that control the distribution of each major sediment type? Where does each major seafloor sediment type tend to accumulate in greatest quantity?

    asked by Rich on August 17, 2010
  26. English Literate

    For my novel Wuthering Heights I need 3 differences and 2 similarities from the 1939 movie version and original book so far I have 3 differences and 1 similarity which is Catherine Earnshaws ghost appearing in the window.I need one more major similarity

    asked by Fayza on May 27, 2015
  27. World History

    In India, the birthplace of Buddhism, curiously, Buddhism all but vanished, as it was ___________.

    asked by Rachel on November 15, 2012
  28. Social studies

    What major religions are practiced in, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand? choose all that are correct. A Judaism*** B Buddhism*** C Confucianism D Daoism E Islam G christianity****

    asked by nebula🌌 on April 4, 2019
  29. AP world History

    What were the basic features of the major world belief systems? (8000 BCE -600 CE) a. Hinduism b. Daoism c. Judaism d. Christianity e. Buddhism

    asked by Anonymous on August 20, 2009
  30. world history

    What distinguished the first centuries od Islamic history from the early history of Christianity and Buddhism? What simialrities and differences characterized their religious outlooks?

    asked by kelsey on October 4, 2010
  31. religion,help

    what is a good website where i can find the countries of origin for: hinduism buddhism confucianism daoism now one more question for right now. when they are asking for the country of origin do they refer to where did thAT NAME COME FROM? OR WHAT IS IT

    asked by Kailin on January 13, 2007
  32. psychology

    I would like the entire class to identify the major similarities and differences that exists between the American and European traditions of psychology. Please post a response to this message that includes at least two similarities and two differences. can

    asked by tom on August 6, 2008
  33. 7th Grade Science About Mitosis & Meiosis

    Hello, I really need help about mitosis and meiosis. So in my project, it asks me to explain three differences between mitosis and meiosis. I only have one difference and this is what I wrote: Mitosis-A type of cell division in which daughter cells are

    asked by Music Lover 14 on March 15, 2016
  34. history

    Question #2 What were the three major regional groupings of colonies? How did their societies and cultures develop in the 17th and 18th centuries? What were the major factors that affected such development? What were the differences in the economic bases

    asked by aakash on February 15, 2010
  35. Biology

    There are many differences between the two major cell types: prokaryotes and eukaryotes. However, the different structures and modes of organization perform basically the same functions. Briefly compare and contrast the different features or functions of

    asked by Jeromy on April 5, 2011
  36. government

    Which of the following BEST describes a public opinion? A. A public opinion is an idea stated publicly. B. A public opinion is the official opinion of the president. C. A public opinion includes all opinions that exist in a population. D. A public opinion

    asked by dbh on June 4, 2019
  37. political Science

    Whice statement about public opinion polls is NOT True? a) in modern election campaigns, politicians have almost never used public opinion polls. b) politicians use polls in order to help them make decisions about whether to run for office, what policies

    asked by tina on March 14, 2012
  38. religion,help

    what do they mean when they want the nature of god for hinduism,buddhism, confucianism, daoism. What are they asking for also when they want the ethics and morality. The nature of the gods in these religions are their major characteristics. You need to

    asked by kailin on January 13, 2007
  39. earth science

    What are the different types of seafloor sediments, and what are the factors that control the distribution of each major sea sediment type? Where does each major seafloor sediment type tend to accumulate in greatest quantity (i.e., discuss the distribution

    asked by Krystle on January 3, 2011
  40. eng 125

    Reflecting on this week’s literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms

    asked by andre on October 27, 2011
  41. History

    What were the major differences between the 13colonies

    asked by Jewel on December 19, 2017
  42. Core World History

    1. Choose EITHER Buddhism OR Confucianism and describe its origin, major principles, and how it affected existing laws, social practices, or culture. Also describe whether and how the religion/philosophy influenced other societies. I don't know how to

    asked by Lenae on October 19, 2016
  43. science

    what are two major differences in the composition of the inner and outer planets?

    asked by Happyy123! on March 4, 2019
  44. statistics in health care

    What are the major differences between practical and statistical significance?

    asked by jean on July 30, 2008
  45. Statistical Application

    What are the major differences between practical and statistical significance?

    asked by Brenda on November 6, 2009
  46. science

    What are the similarities and differences between the three major wind systems? Thanks!

    asked by Katie on October 18, 2016
  47. science

    what are 2 major differences in the composition of the inner and outer planets ?

    asked by victoria on November 18, 2013
  48. Statistics

    What are the major differences between pratical and statistical significance?

    asked by Anonymous on July 8, 2010
  49. The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

    This is when an oppressor uses race to determine who is and is not privileged. These determinations are made by assigning characteristics to races and dividing them into groups. At minimum, characteristics include physical or cultural traits. This is a

    asked by amy rain on June 15, 2009
  50. Social Studies

    This religion believes in karma, or that actions in your life would have consequences 1. (Buddhism) 2. Judaism 3. altruism 4. Hinduism I'm having trouble because both Buddhism and Hinduism believe in karma/

    asked by Help I need somebody not just anybody on January 31, 2017
  51. GENERAL CHEMESTRY

    Analyze the properties of a sodium atom and a sodium ion. What are the differences in mass, stability, and reactivity that are caused due to the differences between the sodium atom and sodium ion? Provided an in depth explanation or analysis of subject or

    asked by ROSE on January 16, 2013
  52. World history

    What are the similarities and major differences of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

    asked by June on December 17, 2015
  53. English

    Can you please give me your opinion on the poem Amulet by Ted Hughes. i have to write a literary analysis on this poem but i have to include the opinion of at least three other people and compare how my opinion differs with their opinion. So i need to know

    asked by <<<HELP>>> on November 23, 2007
  54. Criminal justice 220

    identifying the two major differences in the organization of personnel between the two police departments

    asked by jasper1 on January 22, 2009
  55. Social studies

    Which development helped increase literacy in China? A. The expansion of the civil service system B. The introduction of Buddhism C. The development of Neo-Confusunism D. The invention of movable type

    asked by Connexus help asap on December 3, 2018
  56. fact/opinion #2

    Please check: 1) Kids who like to get muddy should visit Michigan. [opinion] 2) It must be a sloppy mess [opinion] 3) That's a lot of mud [opinion?]

    asked by Celest on April 23, 2013
  57. AP World History

    Okay I have no idea how to group the documents without summarizing them individually in my DBQ essay. My essay prompt is that I have analyze the responses to the spread of Buddhism in China and add an additional document. Plus I need help with my thesis:

    asked by Deanna on October 3, 2009
  58. History

    Which development helped increase literacy in Song China? A.the expansion of the civil service system B.the introduction of Buddhism C.the development of Neo-Confucianism D.the invention of movable type

    asked by tater on March 6, 2019
  59. com156

    How might you determine what is fact and what is opinion? Does the opinion of an expert in the field carry more weight than the opinion of someone that is not? Explain why or why not

    asked by Anonymous on October 30, 2010
  60. college HIST

    The Age of Jackson is often seen as a turning point in American politics, one where we turn from a politics where few could vote or hold office to one where many could. Define Jacksonian Democracy and show how it changed the political system from what came

    asked by benjamin on March 7, 2011
  61. Social studies

    What are major differences between ancient Aksum and modern day Ethiopia???? Need help fast!!!!!!

    asked by Joe on November 14, 2017
  62. World Literature

    After reading Gilgamesh, Genesis, and Metamorphoses, what are the major similarities and differences in the stories?

    asked by Ashley on October 7, 2010
  63. Sociology

    What are the major differences between a functionalist or a conflict theorist when it comes to social class inequality?

    asked by Amber on July 3, 2016
  64. History

    When Supreme Court justice agrees with the decision reached by the court in case, but not with the reason why the court made that decision, he or she may choose to write a? A:concurring opinion*** B:dissenting opinion C:majority opinion D:unanimous opinion

    asked by Anonymous on January 10, 2018
  65. Character Education

    What is the purpose of critically analyzing opinions? A. To reject anything that does not agree with your opinion. B. To adopt any experts opinion as valid for you C. To compare the opinion to the framework of your values I think its 'C' is that correct??

    asked by Jae on April 18, 2018
  66. islamic studies

    In matters of fiqh, if one is faced between 2 choices: a. a stronger opinion based on Quran & Sunnah but if it turns out in reality to be wrong, one might commit a sin or make certain ibadah invalid,etc b. a weaker opinion but a safer option Which option

    asked by alif on March 3, 2015
  67. English

    How has the role of women changed in the past one hundred years? In your opinion, who has the greater task to teach responsibility, good morals, and character in young children: the father or mother? In your opinion, and with your generation in mind, has

    asked by Nerd1234 on January 10, 2016
  68. Social Studies

    Which of the following statements about modern Buddhism is accurate? A. Buddhism is still widely practiced in India. B. Few Buddhists live in Asia. C. Most Buddhists live in monasteries. D. More than two million Buddhists live in the United States. I think

    asked by Bri on October 14, 2018
  69. History

    1. Which of the following was NOT a factor in the decline of Buddhism in India? A. Hinduism’s increasing appeal B. Buddhism’s reinforcement of the Indian caste system C. Hinduism’s increasing religious ardor D. The growing attractiveness of bhakti to

    asked by Any on January 25, 2014
  70. literary

    In your post, summarize the major similarities and differences between the forms of drama, poetry, and the short story.

    asked by bean on August 17, 2011
  71. world geography

    6. this religion is most popular in asia, parts of africa, and the middle east. a. islam b. buddhism c. christianity d. Hinduism**or c 7. this easrtern religion has drawn the greatest number of indian followers and revolves about the belief in

    asked by 9th grader on August 23, 2016
  72. accounting

    o How are entries made under each type of accounting? o How does each type of accounting handle depreciation, if at all? o How is inventory accounted for? o Are there any differences between the organizations that adopt a particular accounting method? o

    asked by katie on February 2, 2009
  73. Composition

    Would it be appropriate to start an introductory comparison paragraph with THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES WITH SINGLE PARENTS AND MARRIED COUPLES IN PARENTING ARE .........

    asked by Rd on December 15, 2007
  74. history

    what are the major differences and similarities between the early northern and southern colonies at either the political,cocial, or the economic level.

    asked by Anonymous on October 2, 2009
  75. ethics

    Need Major differences and commonalities apparent between Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The first site will give you information about the different areas of the U.S. where they tend to live:

    asked by sue on January 30, 2007
  76. English

    1. What is his opinion like? 2. What do you think his opinion is like? - I don't agree with him about his opinion. - I don't agree with him on/about the statement that his old master was careless. - His opinion is wanterful. (Are they all acceptable?) 3.

    asked by rfvv on June 20, 2016
  77. FIN301 Business Finance

    Why are there so many different interest rates? What do each type mean, and what are the differences?

    asked by Tasha on January 28, 2013
  78. Health Care communication

    Compare the similarities and differences of the principles of communication with the major components of health communication. What observations do you have from your comparison? Include a list of the principles of communication and the major components of

    asked by Purple on July 2, 2013
  79. mathematics

    seeds of type A and type B are sold in packets, each must contain 1) both type a and type b seeds 2) at least twice the amount of type B as there are type A 3) no more than 12 seeds state the minimum number in each paket of type A and of type B if here are

    asked by keisha on February 25, 2008
  80. Advice...about chemistry degree Dr.Bob

    Based on the question topic posted by Britney below titled:In your opinion (your answer to this reminded me of something) (I posted the same thing there but I thought it was improper to piggyback on that post so I posted this under a new topic) I don't

    asked by ~christina~ on March 25, 2008
  81. ap world history

    Hi,I have to write an essay for my ap world history class but i am confused on how to write a thesis for it.The instructions are "Compare the diffusion of Buddhism from its origin to the sixth century C.E with the diffusion of Christianity from its origin

    asked by andrea on November 17, 2009
  82. government

    a justice of he supreme court may write a dissenting opinion to a. explain why he or she disagrees with the majority opinion b. add points to the majority opinion c. request an appeal c

    asked by jere on January 19, 2008
  83. Ap World History

    Hello, I've always struggled with making a strong thesis in the start of my paragraph. I had two claims : 1. Both Christianity and Buddhism became widespread using missionary and conquests. 2. Christianity and Buddhism both became widespread because

    asked by Prizzy on January 26, 2019
  84. History

    The Articles of Confederation and the US Constitution are the two documents under which American has been governed since 1781. Describe the essential elements of each, their similarities and how their major differences.

    asked by Caleb on December 7, 2015
  85. world history

    Need Thesis help for essay on....this is the question being answered: Prompt: Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism are three of the world’s great belief systems. Compare and contrast their impact on the societies that embraced them. I started this thesis,

    asked by Fort on November 29, 2011
  86. Writing/ Research

    In Katz ( Katz vs Olmstead), why did Douglas write a concurring opinion? what is the basis of his opinion? Do you agree or disagree with the opinion and why?

    asked by Ian on February 15, 2009
  87. psy210

    Q: Do you think that having an understanding of cultural differences and personality differences would be beneficial? Why or why not? A: I believe having an understanding of both cultural differences and personality differences can be beneficial. I say

    asked by Malkia on February 21, 2009
  88. psy210

    Q: Do you think that having an understanding of cultural differences and personality differences would be beneficial? Why or why not? A:I believe having an understanding of both cultural differnces and personality differnces can be benificial. I say this

    asked by Malkia on February 21, 2009
  89. social studies

    What are some major differences between the ancient kingdom of Aksum and modern-day Ethiopia? Be sure to mention the geographic region and the names of both along with making at least three comparisons in your answer.

    asked by sharon on January 3, 2012
  90. world history

    Need Thesis help for essay on.... Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism are three of the world’s great belief systems. Compare and contrast their impact on the societies that embraced them. I started it Although Hinduism, Confucianism and

    asked by Allura on November 27, 2011
  91. college writing

    Read the following scenario: Discontinuation of major equipment components for a computer network upgrade will cause a major setback in the installation of the network for a project you are managing. You must provide information about the delay to your

    asked by brandy on December 14, 2008
  92. Biology

    Please help me list some of the major differences in the process of mitosis as it occurs in higher plants and as it occurs animals.

    asked by Jonathan on February 5, 2010
  93. Social studies

    1. Which early Southeast Asian civilization built the Angkor Wat temple? A. Brunei B. Khmer***** C. Srivijaya D. Thai 3.Drag the words to the boxes in the sentences to show how religion spread throughout Southeast Asia. Islam added to Hinduism and Islam,

    asked by Banana on March 6, 2019
  94. Social studies

    1. Which early Southeast Asian civilization built the Angkor Wat temple? A. Brunei B. Khmer***** C. Srivijaya D. Thai 3.Drag the words to the boxes in the sentences to show how religion spread throughout Southeast Asia. Islam added to Hinduism and Islam,

    asked by Banana on March 5, 2019
  95. ped212

    Discuss the differences between process and product evaluation. Give examples of each type of evaluation. Discuss the value of each type of evaluation. What is the significance of focusing on the process in physical education? How does this information

    asked by tamika on October 3, 2011
  96. Physical Education

    Discuss the differences between process and product evaluation. Give examples of each type of evaluation. Discuss the value of each type of evaluation. What is the significance of focusing on the process in physical education? How does this information

    asked by Earnest on August 5, 2012
  97. Criminal Justice 210

    Identifying the two major differences in the organization of personnel between New York police departmet and Denver police departments

    asked by jasper1 on January 22, 2009
  98. world history

    Which statement applies to BOTH the maurya and the Gupta empires? A.Both empires united diverse peoples within their empires. B.Both empires fought bitterly against Buddhism. C.Both empires had a loose goverment structure that gave power to individual

    asked by ciara on February 19, 2012
  99. health

    Write a 300 to 400 word essay describing major differences between the duties, functions, and responsibilities of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

    asked by Anonymous on July 10, 2010
  100. Life Science

    What are the major differences between single celled organisms and multi-cellular organisms in how they acquire nutrients and remove wastes?

    asked by Adam on April 18, 2008