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Appendix G Eastern Religion Elements Matrix
Hinduism INDIA Countries of origin Buddhism Confucianism Daoism CHINA HONG KONG TAIWAN

STARTED IN INDIA CHINA THEN SPREAD TO CHINA DECLINED IN INDIA AFTER THE AGE FO THE GUPPTAS

Historical figures and events

NO SPECIFIC ORIGIN IN HISTORY. THE ORIGINAL VEDIC GODS GODS WERE DEFICATIONS OF THE TRIBAL LEADERS IN THE PAST. A MAN NAMED NORAH TRIED TO KILL BRAHMAN BUT WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH.

SIDDHARTA GAUTAMA THERE ISN’T MUCH HISTORY OF THIS RELIGION NOTED

CONFUCIUS MENCIUS THE 2ND FOUNDER

DAO

HUM 130

CONCEPT OF REINCARNATION MULTIPLE GODS ONE GOD WITH 3 PERSONS BRAHMA THE CREATOR VISHNU THE PRESERVER SHIVA THE DESTROYER VEDIC RIG VEDA SANSKIRT GAUTAMA DID NOT CLAIM TO BE DIVINE UTOPIA A PERFECT WORLD MOHISM UNIVERSAL LOVE EVEN TO ENEMIES ANCIENT SPIRIT WORSHIPPING SYSTEM IS PRACTICED MANDATED FROM HEAVEN SUPERSTITIOUS MONARCHS SEEKING IMMORTATLITY Nature of God SUTRAS SUTTAS THE ANALECTS Texts LIE XI HUAI NAN XI DAOZANG HUM 130 .Central beliefs BRAHMAN IS THE KHARMA UNBROKEN PRINCIPLE AND LINEAGE SOURCE OF THE UNIVERSE PREVADES ALL BEINGS INCLUDING THE INDIVIDUAL SOUL.

Ritual and practice (sacred elements & their meaning) RITES AND CEREMONIES ON BIRTH MARRIAGE AND DEATH APPEAL TO A SPIRIT OR ICON FOR PROTECTION GOOD WILL HEALTH AND LUCK FOR SELF AND OTHERS KARMA SAMSARA NIRVANA SAME RITUALS AS THOSE OF BUDDHISM SAME RITUALS AS THOSE OF BUDDHISM LIFE IS DETERMINED BY THE LAW OF KARMA Ethics and morality HUMANS ARE ESSENTIALLY SOCIAL ANIMALS WHOSE WAYS OF INTERACTION ARE SHAPED BY CONVENTION OR RITUAL SIMILAR TO THOSE FOUND IN BUDDHISM HUM 130 .

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