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World Religions DB

World Religions Review

Siddhartha Gotama Buddhism
Lao Tzu Taoism
Moses (Abraham?) Judaism, Islam, Christianity
Mohammed Islam
Confucius Confucianism
Jeses Christianity, Mormonism. Also prophet in Islam.
Swami Vivekananda Hinduism
Dalai Lama Buddhism
Three Hindu Gods: Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma
Other Hindu Gods: Ganesh, Krisha
Monotheistic religions: Islam, Judaism
The Trinity: Three Gods in one, Christianity
Sacred Hindu texts (3) Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita
Islam Text Koran
Taoism Tao te Ching
Christianity Bible
Mormonism Bible
Torah Judaism
Origin of Hinduism India
Origin of Buddhism India
Origin of Taoism China
Origin of Confucianism China
Origin o fShintoism Japan
Origin of Judaism Israel/Palestine
Origin of Islam Arabia
Origin of Mormonism USA
Origin of Christianity Israel/Palestine
Ninian Smart's 6 Dimensions o fReligion Doctinal, Narrative, Ethical, Ritual, Experiential, Social
Samsara cycle of rebirth into a life of suffering
Koan a puzzle to stimulate enlightenment
Atman the self in Hinduism
Guru Spiritual guide or teacher
Avatar incarnation of a god
Bodhidarma monk who brought a form of of Buddhism to China from India
Bodhi Tree under which Buddha achieved enlightenment
Mara personification of evil and temptation
Jacob Father of the 12 tribes
Krishna incarnation of Vishnu
Brahma Creator
Shiva destroyer
Ishmael ancestor of many Islamic decendants
Reincarnation Asian concept
pre-mortal life roman/greek concept
no pre-mortal life contemporary christian concept
In Asia, life is.... suffering
In Christianity, suffering is... caused by the original sin of Adam and Eve
In Mormonism, suffering... is part of the learning process
In Hinduism, the afterlife is.. the ultimate bond with with the Divine
in the 3 Abrahamic religions, the afterlife is... eternity in heaven
In Mormonism, the afterlife is.. more learning, followed by a heaven with MORE learning. Nearly all go to Heaven.
What religions believe in a "hell?" Hinduism, some Buddhism, Islam, Christianity
Mormons and hell hell can be left
Christians and hell hell is forever
Impact of Confucianism the Chinese are very obedient to principles of gentility, ethical behavior, self conduct, and responsibility
Impact of Taoism The Chinese live in calm acceptance of the "way" and do not seek wealth and/or prestige
Impact of Islam tremendous artistic and academic progress in the Middle East and Asia.
Impact of Calvinistic Protestant Theology western world economic and social progress, proving that one is predestined to excellence
Five pillars of Islam There is one God and Mohammed is His prophet, fasting, taking care of the needy, praying five times a day, and pilgrimage
Four noble truths Life is suffering. Suffering is caused by desire Suffering can be overcome The way to overcome suffering is the eightfold path
The Eightfold Path (STEMULAC) Right Understanding, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, and Right Concentration
Created by: kennacoconut
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