Eastern Religion Elements Matrix

December 12, 2018 | Author: fatimahali101 | Category: Confucius, Confucianism, Devi, Ramakrishna, Gautama Buddha
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 Axia College College Materia Material  l  Appendix 7 Eastern Religion Elements Matrix (Once again it is advised that you use your textbook for the answers) Hinduism







Shakyamuni Buddha, the founder of  Buddhism, was not God or a god. The event that took place is when he attained full Enlightenment Enlightenment through meditation and showed the path of spiritual awakening and freedom.

Kong fuzi (Master Kong) also known as Confucius, developed his teaching call Juchiao. Juchiao. After the death of Confuscious in 479 BCE, interstate warfare increased and Confucianism was replaced by laws and state control. Reunification of China

Laozi, a curator of the royal library of the Zhou dynasty wrote the Daode jing before leaving society for the mountains at the age of  160. It is reported this this took place approximately approximately 350 BCE.

Country of  origin. List just one country where the religion had its earliest  beginnings.


Be sure you list a country and country  and not  a city.

Historical  People and  events List one founder or  important historical   person associated  associated  with the religion and one significant  historical event that  took place Be sure to describe them and give dates

Ramakrishna Ramakrishna (18361886) was a devotee of  the Divine Mother in the form of of Kali. He fed a cat some food that was meant to be a temple offering of the Divine Mother and also placed his spiritual bride Sarada Devi, in the chair reserved for the diety, honoring her as

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the Great Goddess. The pure devotion and universal spiritual wisdom Ramakrishna embodied inspired what is now known as the Ramakrishna Movement or the Vedanta Society. One major  belief  List one belief  that  distinguishes this religion from the others. Hint: Don't pick  something that all  four believe exactly the same.

during the Qin and Han dynasties revived the virtues Confucianism. This lasted until the twentieth century.

Samkhya is the belief  there are two states of  reality. One is Purusha, the Self, which is eternally wise, pure, and free, beyond changer, beyond cause. The other is Prakriti, the cause of the material universe.

One belief of Buddhism is the belief that salvations and enlightenment are available to all through removal of defilements and delusion and a life of meditation. Buddha means “one who is aware”.

One belief in Confucian is the goodness of  human nature and the virtue of yi, or righteous conduct.

The teachings of Daoist philosophy is a practical concern with improving harmony in life. It says that one can best harmonize with the natural flow of life by being receptive and quiet.

The Vedas includes hymns praising the cow, which is still beloved and treated as sacred by Hindus.

The Lotus Sutra, is a compilation of parables, verses and descriptions of innumerable forms of  beings who support the teachings of the Buddha.

The Yijing (I Ching) or  Book of Changes.

The Daode Jing (Tao-te Ching, “The Classic of  the Way and the Power”). It is second only to the Bible in the number of Western translations.

Turn to Fisher for  your answers to this.

Sacred  Writings List at least one major sacred text  that is used by  this religion Don't list a quote, but the name of  the Book.

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Ritual and   practice List at least one ritual practice or  ceremony that is important to this religion. Describe what it means to the believer. Do not list  beliefs here, but  ritual practices

The first food ceremony is extremely meaningful in Sanatana Dharma. The paternal grandfather or the mother’s sisters offers the child its first solid food.

 A popular ritual in northern Thailand is a network of threads attached to a large statue of the Buddha used in special ceremonies to conduct his spiritual power to the sangha, to holy water or  amulets, or to new images to ne consecrated.

Rulers perform classical rites and music properly so that they can remain of visibly high moral character and inspire the common people to be virtuous.

The Daoist service for  the dead begins with a mandate to the major  gods to attend the event. Daoist priests perform a ritual drama of  descending to the underworld to deliver a writ of pardon forgiving the person of sins and delivering him or her  from punishment.

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