Confucianism and Buddhism

Compare and Contrast

Confucianism


  • Life's purpose is to fulfill ones role in society with propriety, honor, and loyalty
  • Holy Texts: analects


Buddhism

  • Belief in reincarnation
  • Followers called Buddhists
  • Started in 520 BCE
  • Life's purpose is to end suffering
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Similarities

*Confucianism is both a way of living and a religion.