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Hinduism

  1. 1. HinduismWorld Religions
  2. 2. The Basic Beliefs of Hinduism: originated 5,000 years ago has no single founder or formal church
  3. 3. The Basic Beliefs of Hinduism: originated 5,000 years ago has no single founder or formal church sacred texts: Vedas hymns, legends, and religious rituals Upanishads philosophical description of the universe
  4. 4. The Basic Beliefs of Hinduism: originated 5,000 years ago has no single founder or formal church sacred texts: Vedas hymns, legends, and religious rituals Upanishads philosophical description of the universe Polytheistic many gods
  5. 5. The Basic Beliefs of Hinduism: originated 5,000 years ago has no single founder or formal church sacred texts: Vedas hymns, legends, and religious rituals Upanishads philosophical description of the universe Polytheistic many gods unity of all life helps promote non-violence helps people respect nature
  6. 6. What is Ashima? non-violence respect for all living things
  7. 7. Brahman: A Single Supreme Force it is present in all living things it is nameless, formless, and unlimited it is made up of the many gods of Hinduism Feel the force Luke!
  8. 8. Brahma The Creator of the Universe Indestructible Supreme Ruler Source of All Knowledge
  9. 9. Vishnu The Preserver of All Existence
  10. 10. Siva The Destroyer of the Universe so it could be reborn again
  11. 11. Monotheism vs. Polytheism(Is Hinduism monotheistic or polytheistic?)
  12. 12. Brahma Vishnu SivaThe Creator The Preserver The Destroyer God Jesus Satan
  13. 13. Monotheism vs. Polytheism Brahman God a single supreme force a single supreme force? Brahma, Vishnu, Siva Trinity Father, Son, Holy Spirit
  14. 14. Reincarnation rebirth of the soul in another bodily form
  15. 15. Moksha free the soul from the body so it can unite with Brahman takes many lifetimes
  16. 16. Dharma special moral duties if performed in this life, then reborn at a higher level if not performed, reborn at a lower level
  17. 17. Karma based on actions in a previous life good or badA farmer sits The law ofintently at a karma isgambling table, neutral, like thehis grain grain in theharvest nearby. mans pouch.Pondering a One lady putswager which out grain forcould make him hungry crows.rich or risk his Seeing afamilys wealth, beggarshe knows he is pleading tears,responsible for a man hoardshis karmas, his grain,good and bad. bringing tearsSiva silently to his own eyeswitnesses all as well. Anotheractions and man, caughtreactions. stealing grain, lands in jail.

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