Noble Action, Sacred Call, or Desire

Aug 7th, 2016
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Explain whether or not you think Siddhārtha Gautama’s quest to find enlightenment falls under the category of noble action, sacred call, or desire. Discuss how his decision to leave his family would be received in today’s culture. Please respond to the following statement: To determine if Siddhartha Gautama's quest was noble action, sacred call, or desire we must first understand the meaning of each. A sacred call refers to sanctity. The state of being holy. Worthy of spiritual respect and devotion. Noble actions is something you would do to help others rather than one's self. Desire refers to a strong wish to want something or a strong wish to want something to occur. It is my belief that Siddhartha Gautama's quest fall in the category of desire. He was know as the "enlightened one" which means someone who achieves their aim. He often studies and meditated. When he did not obtain the answers he desired he would work harder. One night he sat under a tree and

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Answer:I would sort Siddhartha's journey for illumination under "Hallowed call", and in part "desire". Ido this essentially with regards to the call being anticipated before his introduction to the world.It was a sacred approaching his life. At the season of him leaving his family, he didn't recognizewhat the impact of his deeds would be. He had no learning that more than 2500 years after thefact, individuals would be following his teachings and respecting his penances. I would notperceive his activities as "noble" because his activities appeared to be fundamentally because ofhis fears.

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