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HUM130 / HUM 130 / CheckPoint: Eastern Religion Elements Matrix

HUM130 / HUM 130 / CheckPoint: Eastern Religion Elements Matrix

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CheckPoint: Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
• Resource: Appendix G
• Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum
• Complete Appendix G.
CheckPoint: Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
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• Complete Appendix G.

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Appendix G Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
Hinduism
INDIA & SOUTHEAST ASIA

Buddhism
NEPAL & INDIA

Confucianism
CHINA CHINA

Daoism

Countries of origin

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

BUDDHA VESAKA DAY, 15 DAY OF THE 4TH MONTH OF EACH YEAR.
TH

Historical figures and events

(DIWALI) CELEBRATED IN OCTOBER, HOLY FESTIVAL OF COLORS CELEBRATED IN SPRING BHRAHMA & VISHNU POLYTHEISTIC

FOUNDED BY CONFUCIUS (AKA KONG ZI)

DAOISM WAS STARTED BY LAO TZU. LAO TZU HELD THAT NON ACTION IS A WAY TO WISDOM.

Central beliefs

MANY FACES OF GOD ARE REPRESENTED IN THIS ONE DIVINE REALITY.

BUDDHA GAVE THE WORD FOR ENLIGHTENMENT TO THE PEOPLE. GOD AS AN ENTITY IS NOT RECOGNIZED. REFUGE FROM THE SUFFERING IS IN BUDDHA, DHARMA & SANGHA.

RANK DEFINES PROPER ACTION. WISDOM IS UNIQUE IN THIS RELIGION.

ALIGNING WITH NATURE IS THE SOURCE OF RIGHT ACTION AND STRENGTH.

HUM 130

WE ARE ALL CONNECTED THROUGH OUR ACTIONS. MAKING OFFERING IS A CENTRAL PRACTICE. ACT ON WHAT YOUR EXPERIENCE HAS TAUGHT YOU IS PROPER. RECITATION OF SACRED TEXTS AND SOUNDS. RITUAL IS EVERY ACTION IN EVERY DAY AND SHOULD BE PRACTICED THOUGHTFULLY. Ethics and morality PERSONAL INTEGRITY IS THE BASIS OF THEIR MORAL SYSTEM. HUM 130 . SEEKING ENLIGHTENMENT FROM GOD. THE CENTRAL PRACTICE IS MEDITATION FOR ALL FORMS OF THIS RELIGION. PURIFICATION IS PART OF MANY RITUALS.Nature of God WE ARE ALL PART OF GOD’S DIVINE POWER AND MUST STRIVE FOR ENLIGHTENMENT. THE OLDEST KNOWN SURVIVING TEXT IS THE VEDAS. THE TAO IS THE WAY OF NATURE. THE DIVINE NATURE OF GOD IS EVIDENT IN A RELAXED MIND. TAO IS THE WAY OF NATURE AND THE SOURCE OF LIFE. TAO IS THE SOURCE OF ALL LIFE. FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS THE EIGHTFOLD PATH THE FOUR BOOKS (SI SHU) THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS (THE LUN YU) TAO TE CHUNG ZHUANGZI Texts Ritual and practice (sacred elements & their meaning) RITUALS FEATURE RECEIVING DEVAS’ BLESSINGS. USE OF SYMBOLIC HAND MOVEMENTS (MUDRAS) RIGHT ACTION AND SPEECH DEMAND NONATTACHMENT TO THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD. DO NOT DO THAT WHICH IS AGAINST NATURE’S WAY.

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