Hinduism and
Buddhism
Major Indian
religious
system that
started with
the Aryans
Reincarnation
The belief
that the soul
is reborn
after death

H...
Karma: the
force
generated
by a
person’s
actions
determines
how the
person will
be reborn in
the next life

Karma
Dharma:
divine law
All people
must do
their duty
--this
depends on
their status
in society

Dharma
Brahma—the
creator
Vishnu—the
preserver
Siva—the
destroyer
Hinduism—
majority of
Indians are
Hindu

3 main Hinduism deitie...
Founded by
Siddhartha
Gautama
Buddha
means
“enlightened
one”

Buddhism
Nirvana:
Ultimate
Reality
The end of
the self and
a reunion
with the
Great World
Soul

Nirvana
1.

2.

This suffering
is caused by
our desire to
satisfy
ourselves

3.

The way to
end suffering
is to end
desire for
sel...
Eightfold Path
Page 79 in text
Believe in Reincarnation
 Do not believe in a caste system
 A simple religion without many gods
 Some look at it as a p...
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WH Ch 3 Hinduism Buddhism

  1. 1. Hinduism and Buddhism
  2. 2. Major Indian religious system that started with the Aryans Reincarnation The belief that the soul is reborn after death HINDUISM
  3. 3. Karma: the force generated by a person’s actions determines how the person will be reborn in the next life Karma
  4. 4. Dharma: divine law All people must do their duty --this depends on their status in society Dharma
  5. 5. Brahma—the creator Vishnu—the preserver Siva—the destroyer Hinduism— majority of Indians are Hindu 3 main Hinduism deities Brahma, Vishnu, Siva
  6. 6. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha means “enlightened one” Buddhism
  7. 7. Nirvana: Ultimate Reality The end of the self and a reunion with the Great World Soul Nirvana
  8. 8. 1. 2. This suffering is caused by our desire to satisfy ourselves 3. The way to end suffering is to end desire for selfish things 4. 4 noble truths Ordinary life is full of suffering Follow the middle path
  9. 9. Eightfold Path Page 79 in text
  10. 10. Believe in Reincarnation  Do not believe in a caste system  A simple religion without many gods  Some look at it as a philosophy rather than a religion  Facts of Buddhism

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