S: Hinduism & Buddhism
BC: David & Richard Period 1 | Hinduism & Buddhism
FC: Hinduism & Buddhism
1: Introduction | Hinduism's religious beliefs came from the Aryan people who settled in India. Evidence of their beliefs come from the Vedas. Buddhism appeared in Northern India & became the rival of Hinduism. Siddharta Gautama found Buddhism when he went out to find the true meaning of life.
2: Hinduism | Hinduism beliefs were first practiced by the Aryan people. Hinduism's main beliefs are the existence of a single force in the universe, an ultimate god, called "Brahman" They also believed in Atman (duty of individual self to seek to know this ultimate reality, they believed in reincarnation, karma and dharma. Customs/practices: Yoga- yoga was practiced as a method of training designed to lead such union. Life is determined by karma. Temples were dwelling places for deities and which people bring offerings.
3: Sacred writings include Bhagavad Gita which describe the 3 paths of salvation. sacred writing include epics, contains stories about god and humans.
4: Buddhism | Buddhism first appeared in Northern India and became the rival of Hinduism. Buddhism denied the existence of the material world, physical surroundings are just illusions. They also believe that pain, poverty and sorrow are caused by their attachment to things in this world. They had the 4 noble truths and the eighth fold path. They had five basic moral precepts which were undertaken by members of monastics order, refrain from taking life, stealing, acing unchastely, speaking falsely, and drinking intoxicants.
5: The first Buddhist teachings were orally, their first type of text was the Tripitaka and Dhamapada. They first wrote on their palms and on leaves.
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