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Hinduism group powerpoint

  1. 1. When: 2000 B.C.E.~ (No clear exact beginning) Where: Hinduism originated from India Who: No founder
  2. 2. What: Eternal truth – knowledge and understanding of it Karma: Souls are immortal, the atman Lead a good life = wealth, fame, health = good karma Lead an evil life = no wealth, bad hair day, etc = bad karma
  3. 3. Why: Dharma - everyone should strive to achieve it (slightly vague) Moksha – break from cycle of death and rebirth Who: 1 god, with many forms such as Vishnu and Shiva Brahman being the overall powerful god.
  4. 4. Brahman Vishnu Core Practice
  5. 5. Shakti Shiva
  6. 6. Brahmacharga Grastha Vanaprastha Sanngasu Core Practices 4 stages
  7. 7. 1. Garbhadhan 2. Punsavanam 3. Simantonnayana 4. Jatakarma 5. Namakarana 6. Niskramanna 7. Annaprashana 8. Chudakarma 9. Karnavedha 16 Sacraments 10. Upanayana 11. Samavartana 12. Vivaaha Samskara 13.Grihasthashrama 14.Vanprasthashrama 15.Sanyasashrama 16. Antyeshti
  8. 8. No Criticizing theological beliefs Nor No Criticizing Spiritual Tradition Behaviors: Sexism, racism, homophobia, religious intolerance. Behaviors
  9. 9. • Abolished in 1949 • No eating, drinking, or even smoking with each other. Four Varnas 1. Brahmins 2. Kshatriyas 3. Vaishyas 4. Sudras The Case System
  10. 10. "The only way for our people to find freedom from 3,000 years of slavery is to quit Hinduism and Castism and embrace another faith.“ –Gospel for Asia. Behaviors
  11. 11.  The Mahabharata  The Ramayana  The Vedas  The Upanishads Sacred Written Text
  13. 13. THE EARLY STAGE: The role of women in Hinduism is often disputed, and positions range from equal status with men to restrictive. Women in Hinduism are regarded as a representation of the Mother Goddess.
  14. 14. POLITICS Women’s access to political power has also had a positive effect on the general treatment of women.
  15. 15. THE ARRAGEMENT OF MARRIAGE: In past, the woman often married early in life, thereby entered the second stage, that of the householder. The Role of Women in Hinduism
  16. 16. The Role of Women in Hinduism
  17. 17. In the Vedic world, women were required to be present for the rituals to work, even though they had no official role to play in them. Manu continues: “Day and night, women must be kept dependent to the males of their families. If they attach themselves to sensual enjoyments, they must be kept under one’s control. Her father protects her in childhood. Her husband protects her in youth. Her sons protect her in old age. A woman is never fit for independence.” The Role of Women in Hinduism
  18. 18. FOLLOWING TO HUSBAND’S DEATH The death of her husband is a crisis for every Hindu wife, and marks her entrance into the third stage of life. Up until the 19th century, this crisis often meant a choice between two undesirable realities: sati or widowhood. The Role of Women in Hinduism
  19. 19. Respect for elder Name Protocl Touching feet Darshan, and Dakshina The left hand Shoes The Role of Communication in Hinduism
  20. 20. Caution with footwear Giving, and receiving Not point the finger Shaking hands Guest, and home visit The Role of Communication in Hinduism
  21. 21. -Hindus go to the temple to worship their God. -Hinduism is an ancient religion with no founder or known date of origin. -Most Hindus believe in reincarnation -The most ancient sacred texts of the Hindu religion are written in Sanskrit and called the Vedas Exciting
  22. 22. -Hinduism is the major religion of India, practiced by more than 80% of the population -Life is determined by the laws of karma, someone's rebirth dependents on moral behavior in the previous life. Thus, life on earth is regarded as transient. -The goal of life is liberation from the cycle of rebirth and death and entrance into moksha ( liberation ) Exciting
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