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1 AIM: How can we compare and contrast Hinduism and Buddhism? L37Hinduism and BuddhismDO 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 society2. the caste system has been reflected by most Indians3. successful urban workers in India belong the same Caste4. the Indian government officially supports the Caste system
2 HinduismHINDUISM- ( B.C.) major world religion that was first practiced in India. Created through the beliefs and literature of the Aryans.
3 What do Hindus BelieveReincarnation - rebirth of the soul into different physical formsMOKSHA- final releasing of the soulkarma are the good or bad deeds you do throughout your lifedharma is your soul’s role during your life
4 BuddhismBUDDHISM - a major world religion that began in Ancient India (present-day Nepal) by Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
5 What do Buddhists Believe? The Four Noble TruthsLife is full of sufferingPeople suffer b/c the desire thingsTo end suffering, end desireChange your behavior to reach enlightenment
6 Compare and Contrast Hinduism and Buddhism BothBuddhismNo specific founderbelieve that the Buddha is a reincarnation of 1 of their godsHoly book called “The Vedas”Atman= individual soulBrahman =the creator of allOnly priests (Brahmans) can achieve mokshaCASTE SYSTEM! – no social mobility (which means you can not change your caste)ReincarnationKarmaOriginate from IndiaPolytheisticPractice yogaMost popular polytheistic religions in the worldPeace and non- violence towards living thingsBelieve in many heavens and hellsdesire is the largest cause of sufferingFounder is Siddartha Guatama the Buddha8 Fold PathDon’t believe in the existence of soulsHoly text – 4 Noble truthsDon’t believe in the VedasAnyone can achieve Nirvana