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SE Asia Religions

Buddhism a belief that people could find peace if they could reject greed and desire
Hinduism the worship of many gods that are a part of a supreme spirit named Brahman
Polytheism the worship of or belief in more than one god
Monotheism belief in one god
Reincarnation the belief that the soul does not die with the body, but enters the body of another being, either a person or an animal
Vedas a book containing prayers and rituals of the Hindu religion
Shinto the earliest religion of Japan which means "way of the gods"
Karma the belief that one's actions determine one's fate
Brahman the name Hindus have given to the gods they believe are a part of a supreme being
Four Noble Truths the four phases of the Buddhist religion
Kami the divine spirit that followers of the Shinto's religion believe live in nature
Caste System a belief that a social class is inherited
Nirvana name given to reaching a state of perfect peace in the religion of Buddhism
Confucianism Many people do not consider Confucianism to be a religion; it doesn’t include a god and it doesn’t discuss what happens after death – just how you live your life now.
Under Confucianism, leaders must be good __________ ___________. (Confucianism is influential in China and Japan.) role models
Confucius believed that if people and governments ____________ properly, society would be orderly and peaceful. behaved
Under Confucianism, the code of Li requires ____________ , ___________, ______________, ____________, and ____________ respect, honesty, hard work, politeness, and generosity
Hinduism is mainly practiced in ___________. India
Hinduism believes in the concepts of _____________, _____________, and __________________________. reincarnation, karma, and nirvana/moksha
Hinduism is one of the the world’s _____________ religions. oldest
______________ is thought to have founded Hinduism. No one person
Buddhism was started by an ____________ prince around the year 530 BC. Indian
Under Buddhism, suffering is caused by selfish ____________ for things you don’t have. desires
Under Buddhism, to be freed of selfish desires, you must live a life of moderation and discipline called ________________. Eightfold Path
Like Hindus, Buddhists believe in ___________ and ________________. reincarnation, karma
Buddhism comes from Hinduism because ___________, The Buddha, was originally a Hindu. Siddhartha Gautama
There is no mention of _______ in Buddhism. gods
Shinto is a _________-based religion from Japan. nature
Shinto rituals are used in the sport of ___________. sumo
People in an ethnic group share a common culture, race, or _________________. language
People in a religious group share the same spiritual ___________. beliefs
Indonesia is the world’s largest (most populous) ________ country. Muslim
Islam is a _______________ religion that originated on the Arabian Peninsula. monotheistic
The two main divisions of Islam are ___________ and __________. Sunni, Shia
The Muslim holy book is called the __________ Koran
The five pillars of Islam are ____________, ___________,____________,___________,and __________. faith, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgrimage
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