AIM: How can we compare and contrast Hinduism and Buddhism? DO NOW: Multiple Choice “When I go to the office, I put on my shirt and I take off my caste; when I come home, I take off my shirt and I put on my caste.”What is the main idea of this quotation? 1. the caste system continues to influence Indian society 2. the caste system has been reflected by most Indians 3. successful urban workers in India belong the same Caste 4. the Indian government officially supports the Caste system HW: As you can see, Buddhism & Hinduism have many similarities. However Buddhists don’t believe in the caste system. Write a paragraph explaining why Buddha rejected the caste system.
Buddhism BUDDHISM - a major world religion that began in Ancient India (present-day Nepal) by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
What do Buddhists Believe? • The Four Nobel Truths • Life is full of suffering • People suffer b/c the desire things • To end suffering, end desire • Change your behavior to reach enlightenment
Hinduism • HINDUISM- (1500 - 500 B.C.) major world religion that was first practiced in India. Created through the beliefs and literature of the Aryans.
What do Hindus Believe • Reincarnation - rebirth of the soul into different physical forms • MOKSHA- final releasing of the soul • karma are the good or bad deeds you do throughout your life • dharma is the your soul’s role during your life
Regents • Practice
Compare and Contrast with a Venn Diagram Title: __________________________________ Use this Venn diagram to compare and contrast two persons, places, things, or events. Add information about how they are the same in the middle of the diagram. Add information about how each is unique in the outside parts of the diagram.