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Presented by
Ven.Sarada
Ven. Dhammarama
Ven.Subhagya
Ven.Dhammarakshita
Mr.Sugathapala
Ms.Madushani
RITUALS AND
PRACTICESI...
CONTENT
 Introduction
 Brahmanism
 Hinduism
 Six heterodox teachers
 Buddhism
 Conclusion
 References
INTRODUCTION
India has long been as a very spiritual, ritual and religious heavy area of the
world. The culture and ritual...
BRAHMANISM
Specific rituals and sacrifices of the Brahmanism among others.
 The Fire rituals
• Agnihotra or oblation to A...
HINDUISM
Hinduism is a worldwide religious
tradition that is based on Vedas. It
encompasses many religious rituals
that wi...
SIX HETERODOX TEACHERS
• Purāna Kassapa = Amoralism
• Makkhalī Gosāla = Fatalism
• Ajita Kesakambala = Materialism
• Pakud...
BUDDHISM
CONCLUSION
The Rituals and Practices are the common aspect of every religion. Because,
they believe that by practicing tho...
REFERENCES
Primary sources
Rhys David T.W. (1903). Buddhist India, G.P. Putnam’s sons, New
York
Secondary sources
Ven. Nar...
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Early buddhist doctrine

Rituals and Practices at the contemporary the Buddha

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Early buddhist doctrine

  1. 1. Presented by Ven.Sarada Ven. Dhammarama Ven.Subhagya Ven.Dhammarakshita Mr.Sugathapala Ms.Madushani RITUALS AND PRACTICESIN 6TH CENTURY BC
  2. 2. CONTENT  Introduction  Brahmanism  Hinduism  Six heterodox teachers  Buddhism  Conclusion  References
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION India has long been as a very spiritual, ritual and religious heavy area of the world. The culture and rituals of India is the way of living of people of India. Rain, sun, moon, mountains, trees, rocs and thunderstones were the rituals of earlier people. They believed the sun, moon, rocks as gods. They worshiped to the rain and wish the successful of agriculture.
  4. 4. BRAHMANISM Specific rituals and sacrifices of the Brahmanism among others.  The Fire rituals • Agnihotra or oblation to Agni • Agnicayana or pilling the fire altar  Cātumāsya The New Sun, Full Moon and Seasonal • Ashvamedha Yaga • Purushamedha Yaga
  5. 5. HINDUISM Hinduism is a worldwide religious tradition that is based on Vedas. It encompasses many religious rituals that widely very in practice. The religious life of many Hindus is focused on devotion to God or several gods (Brahman, Shiva, Vishnu or Shakti). • Ayurveda • Hatha yoga • Kundalini yoga • Namaste (greeting) • Puja • The Sadhu (holy man)
  6. 6. SIX HETERODOX TEACHERS • Purāna Kassapa = Amoralism • Makkhalī Gosāla = Fatalism • Ajita Kesakambala = Materialism • Pakudha Kacchāyana = Eternalism • Sanjaya Bellaṭṭiputaa = Agnosticism • Nigaṇṭha Nāthaputta = Restraint
  7. 7. BUDDHISM
  8. 8. CONCLUSION The Rituals and Practices are the common aspect of every religion. Because, they believe that by practicing those rituals and practices can be attained to the supernatural power. As well as, it is the way of spiritual fulfillment.  To ask for a blessing  To build group unity and a sense of community  To clarify believes and practices.  To dedication the merits  To protect their race. “If there are reasonable and conductive both to your happiness and to the welfare of others, only then should you accept and practice these traditions and customs” The Buddha
  9. 9. REFERENCES Primary sources Rhys David T.W. (1903). Buddhist India, G.P. Putnam’s sons, New York Secondary sources Ven. Narada.(1980), The Buddha and His Teaching, Buddha Dharma Association Inc. kalama Sutta (AN), Buddha Jayanthi Tripitaka. Web site buddhism.about.com

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