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Hinduism and Buddhism. WHI.4c. Essential Learning. Hinduism was an important contribution of classical India . Hinduism influenced Indian society and culture and is still practiced in India today. Beliefs and Traditions. Belief in many forms of one God

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Hinduism and buddhism

Hinduism and Buddhism

WHI.4c


Essential learning

Essential Learning

  • Hinduism was an important contribution of classical India.

  • Hinduism influenced Indian society and culture and is still practiced in India today.


Beliefs and traditions

Beliefs and Traditions

  • Belief in many forms of one God

  • Reincarnation: Rebirth based upon karma

    • Karma: Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences


Beliefs and traditions1

Beliefs and Traditions

  • Vedas and Upanishads:

    • Sacred writings

    • Epic Poems and History

  • Spread along major trade routes


Four goals of hindu faith

Four Goals of Hindu Faith

  • Dharma: Obedience to moral and religious law

  • Artha: Pursuit of honest success

  • Kama: Enjoyment of world around you

  • Moksha: Salvation of the Soul


Moksha

Moksha

  • A proper balance of dharma, artha, and kama

    =

    Moksha


Other traditions

Other Traditions

  • Arranged Marriages

    • Into Nepal: A Journey Through the Katmandu Valley

      • Budanilkantha: Hindu Wedding (18:00)


Buddhism

Buddhism


Buddhism1

Buddhism

  • Buddhism became a major faith when Asoka sent missionaries throughout Asia.

  • Asoka’s missionaries and their writings spread Buddhism from India to China then to Korea and Japan.


Buddha

Buddha

“The Enlightened

One”


Beliefs and customs

Beliefs and Customs

  • Founder: Siddhartha Gautama (modern day Nepal)

    • (Buddha)

  • Four Noble Truths

  • Eightfold Path to Enlightenment

  • Rejects the caste system


Four noble truths

Four Noble Truths

  • All life involves suffering

  • Desire is the cause of suffering

  • Eliminate desire will eliminate suffering

  • Live a disciplined life in accordance to the Eightfold Path


Eightfold path

Eightfold Path


Nirvana

Nirvana

  • Escape from reincarnation into perfect spiritual independence


Meditation to enlightenment

Meditation to Enlightenment


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