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Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian lesson 3   Hinduism and Buddhism
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Indian lesson 3 Hinduism and Buddhism

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  • 1. Indian Lesson 3 Religion (Hinduism & Buddhism)
  • 2. Religion (Hinduism) What is Moksha? Are do you know if you are close to reaching Moksha? Can you reach Moksha if you are in the Sudra Caste? BELIEF • Polytheism; gods reflect universal spirit called the Brahman • Reincarnation until a person reached Moksha. Spirit joins the Brahman • The Caste system shows how close to Moksha you are. Higher the better; no spiritual equality.
  • 3. Religion (Hinduism) What must a Hindu do in order to gain good Karma? BELIEF • Karma is the consequence of your good and bad actions. • Dharma: Duty, how to live right according to the Vedas (holy writings). • Ahimsa, or noninjury, in thought and action.
  • 4. ORIGIN Religion (Hinduism) Where did Hinduism begin? Who founded the religion of Hinduism? • Started in India • No single person started Hinduism. The result of Aryan religious ideas mixing with other Indian religions.
  • 5. Religion (Hinduism) Where did Hinduism spread? Who was responsible for the spread of Hinduism? DIFFUSION • Spread throughout India • Gupta Dynasty promoted the spread of Hinduism.
  • 6. Religion (Buddhism) What is Moksha? Are do you know if you are close to reaching Moksha? Can you reach Moksha if you are in the Sudra Caste? BELIEF Four Noble Truths 1) Suffering exists 2) Suffering comes from attachment to desires 3) Suffering ends when attachment to desire ends 4) Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the Eightfold Path
  • 7. Religion (Buddhism) Eightfold Path What is Moksha? Are do you know if you are close to reaching Moksha? Can you reach Moksha if you are in the Sudra Caste? Wisdom: 1) Right View 2) Right Thought Morality: 3) Right Speech 4) Right Action 5) Right Livelihood Meditation: 6) Right Effort 7) Right Mindfulness 8) Right Conception BELIEF
  • 8. Religion (Buddhism) What is Moksha? Are do you know if you are close to reaching Moksha? Can you reach Moksha if you are in the Sudra Caste? BELIEF • Reincarnation & Karma • Nirvana: Cycle of rebirth is broken. Enter into a state of wisdom. • Rejected Hinduism’s Caste system. Anyone can achieve nirvana. • Some Buddhists believe in no god - Atheism.
  • 9. ORIGIN Religion (Buddhism) Where did Hinduism begin? Who founded the religion of Hinduism? • Started in India • Siddhartha Guatama started Buddhism. He is called “the Buddha”.
  • 10. Religion (Buddhism) Where did Hinduism spread? DIFFUSION • Spread throughout East Asia. Specifically China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Who was responsible for the spread of Hinduism? • Asoka sent missionaries over all of India and the rest of Asia to spread the teachings of the Buddha.

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