Social StructureBrahmin – priests, religious leadersKshatriya – Rulers, warriorsVaishya – Merchants, craftsmanShudra – servers, peasantsUntouchables – dirtiest jobs
Codes of behaviourThe 10 Yamas - The 10 Niyamas -Restraints or Proper Observances orConduct PracticesAhimsa or Non-injury Hri or ModestySatya or Truthfulness Santosha orAsteya or Nonstealing ContentmentBrahmacharya or Dana or CharitySexual Purity Astikya or FaithKshama or Patience Ishvarapujana orDhriti or Steadfastness Worship of the LordDaya or Compassion Siddhanta Sravana orArjava or Honesty Scriptural ListeningMitahara or Moderate Mati or CognitionDiet Vrata or Sacred VowsSaucha or Purity Japa or Incantation
Comparison to ChristianitySimilarities DifferencesThe codes of behaviour Social structureGod (creator) Many GodsSacrifce After lifePrayer Myths and storiesSymbols
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