Hinduism ppt 1 for slidesharePresentation Transcript
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 DO NOW: Sit down, take out paper and listen. Mrs. Robin is absent, but youwillhear the directions soon. Tam, pleaserun the powerpoint for the class and follow the directions. You know Macs. Thankyou
Movie about Hinduism Please stop the ppt. Open brower and go to preziaddresshere: http://prezi.com/k19_ckmngytf/movies-for-january-18-2011-a-block/ Whenmovieisdone, please return to the show. Students – take notes on the video. It’sis about 9 ½ minutes.
DO NOW: Movie about Hinduism On your DO NOW paper, write down five thingsthatyoulearned about Hinduismfrom the movie. You have two minutes and then the slidewill go forward.
Hinduism Movement back and forth Monotheism Henotheism Polytheism Animism You should know the meaning of all of thesewords.
Hinduism Hereticalschools Buddhism Jainism Must fit in traditional culture of India
Hinduism Few restrictions, but social expectations Regard Vedas (earlysacredwriting) as divinelyinspired and authoritative Not necessarilyliterallytrue Not necessary to practice whatthey command
Hinduism Accept the caste system Crucial element Buddhism & Jainismrejectthis Respect the veneration of deities & spirits, including the protection of cows Not necessarilyrequired Recognized as beingvalid for some people
DO NOW: Quick Check Numberyourpaper 1-5 and write T or F according to whatwe have discussed. 2 minutes. There are manydifferent types of Hindus. The caste system isrecognized by Hindus. SomeHindusworshipgods, but some do not. SomeHindusbelievethey do not need to practice whattheirsacredwritings command. The Hinduscriptures are not necessarilyconsideredliterallytrue.
History Aryanorigins Aryans (white people) migrated to Indian subcontinent Startedconquering Indus Valley Already a highlydeveloped culture 1500 BC – began 1,000 yearprocess of conquering Vedas (scripture) comesfromthis time period
Sacred books Sacred books VedicHinduism 4 Vedas books Veda = knowledge Record of religiousknowledge as itdeveloped over centuries Revealed to a group of holy men whowrotethem down
Sacred books Other writings Brahmanas Sutras Code of manu Mythicalancestors of humanity Revelation of divine will for all humans Compilation of laws Gives sanction to the caste systemwhowrotethem down
Caste system Caste system Brahmins = priests, scholars Devotelives to Vedas & Vedicrituals Most priestsat temples are not Brahmins Brahminsholdthemselvesapart
Caste system Kshatriyas = warriors, rulers Originallywarriors Holdpolitical power Vaishyas = merchants, landowners Shudras = workers/commonlaborers
Caste system Dalits – Untouchables – below caste. Live totallyseperate.
Please Turn in your DO NOWsfromtoday for a grade. You will have your syllabus/notes quiz next class. The quiz wasoriginallysupposed to be on Monday. No other homework.