Week 5 Easten Religion Elements

Topics: God, Gautama Buddha, Religion Pages: 2 (260 words) Published: May 12, 2013
Associate Level Material
Appendix G

` Eastern Religion Elements Matrix

| |Hinduism |Buddhism |Confucianism |Daoism | |Countries of origin |India |India |China |China | |Historical figures and |Figures-Paramahansa Yogonanda, |BUDDHA, ASOKA, MILAREPA, DOGEN, NICHIREN,|CONFUCIUS, MENG TZU, XNZI |LAOZI, ZHUANGZI, | |events |Ramakrishna, |DALAI LAMA, SARVODAYA MOVEMENT. | | | | |EVENTS-BRAHMO SAMAJ, ARYA SAMAJ, SWDHYAYA| | | | | |MOVEMENTS | | | | |CENTRAL BELIEFS |KARMA, MOKSHA, RAJA, YOGA |FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS, AND THE EIGHTFOLD |WORSHIP OF ANCESTORS, INDIVIDUAL |YIN-FEMALE-YANG-MALE, NATURAL WORKING OF | | | |PATH. |MEDIATION, SELF-DISCIPLINE |THE UNIVERSE. DAO | |NATURE OF GOD |HENOTHEISTIC-RECOGNIZES A SINGLE DEITY |NO ABSOLUTE DEITY, CONCENTRATE ON THEIR |DOES NOT RECOGNIZE A DEITY, RECOGNIZES A |NO PERSONAL GOD, BUT A FORCE EXISTS | | |AND SEES OTHER GODS AS PART OF THE |OWN SPIRITUAL PATH. NO BEGINNING AND NO |SYNCHRONIZATION WITH TIEN....
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