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Greg Clark
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I have studied and practiced both disciplines or religions as you may prefer them to be named. Hinduism sees ones indiviuality as an illusion. Everyone, in actuality, is God already, and God exists everywhere. But people have lost that inner awareness and connection to the God that resides within themselves. Hinduism helps people to come to that God realization through a meditative, yogic, and spiritual path of self-enlightenment. A person’s individual consciousness (or Godliness), ultimately merges with the universal consciousness (God), after true realization occurs. Buddhism on the other hand, is a discipline of non-attachment to enable self-realization. There is… Read more »

Nandgopal Nayyar
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Hindu meditation involves more of physical need, materialistic crutches and focus on a deity to appease and merge with Brahma; they remain attached to craving and aversions.
Whereas in Buddhist meditation one is to focus on breathing without attachment to a deity thus making mind to attain wholesomeness more satisfactorily. Thus one can be on a path to live without craving and attachment. This masters one to live ‘without’ and not ‘with’ leading to a long lasting happiness. The sustained practice can lead one to attain Nirvana, freeing oneself from the cycle of life and death.

tamil..from  vellore
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tamil..from vellore

First we should know that meditation have no religious colours

seeing generally, the Buddhists meditates for their mindfulness, concentration, tranquility, insight etc., They consider that the meditation is their part of their path and they believe that mind will take full control and also for full pure to body and mind,

whereas,

the hindu meditation is for mental peace, physical power and
while Buddhists take it is their path, but in hinduism it is considered as yoga..

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Nice World

Hindus believe in the existence of a soul and god. Buddhists say the soul is non-existent and there’s no god to connect to. Hindus meditate so that their soul becomes closer and closer to the ultimate reality, which is everything. Their soul hopefluly eventually becomes one with the ultimate reality, which could be labelled as god, though god is label-less. This is a bit like sufism which brings the soul nearer and nearer to the only reality of god. Buddhists reject the notion of soul, saying all things are non-self and are impermanent. During meditation they liberating themselves from all… Read more »

Yazid H
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Yazid H

well, scholars would think original Buddhism was more atheist while Hindu is more religious, but that could be a deep miss understanding, actually you might find amazing resemblance between these indian rites and the jewish Cabala. Nirvana could be the emptiness of Buddha or Brahma or the unnamed jewish god. (I am who I am) so there might be no serious differences, that’s why indian meditation and western sophism or so much alike. well back to the question there might be some technical differences you might find in Buddhas teachings. Hindu meditation might be harder for the body while Buddha… Read more »

Shadow of Doubt!
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Shadow of Doubt!

Hindus- doing it to be close to what they accept as the supreme god.

Buddhist- to attain salvation(nirvana)

Wus Gud Ma Dude
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Wus Gud Ma Dude

nothing really…we are both understanding that we do not need materialistic desire and we are controlling our own mind

EDIT: LOL shadowof doubt he already said BESIDES those