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Hinduism

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Laura Contreras

on 24 October 2013

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Transcript of Hinduism

Shiva:
“The Destroyer,” the third member of the Trimurti, along with Brahma the Creator and Vishnu the Preserver.
Vishnu:
“the Preserver,” the second member of the Trimurti, along with Brahma the Creator and Shiva the Destroyer.
Brahma:
“the Creator,” the first member of the Trimurti, with Vishnu the Preserver and Shiva the Destroyer.
Ganesh:
head of an elephant represents the power of the Supreme Being that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors.
Kali:
the wife of Shiva and the malevolent form of the Mother Goddess.
Krishna:
an avatar
Lakshmi:
Goddess of wealth and purity
Saraswati:
the goddess of knowledge and Learning
Origin
Deities
Followers
Basic Beliefs
Contributions
Holy Books
Veda:
The most sacred writings of Hindu scriptures
Upanishads:

Philosophized treaties centering on the doctrines Brahma
Brahmanas:

Instructions on rituals and sacrifices
Ramayana:

An anciant sanskrit epic poem about Rama and his devotee Hanuman
Mahabharata:

consists of eighteen books and 90,000 stanzas
Hinduism emerged from the weaving together of many diverse, ancient religious traditions of India.
761, 689,000 people
Caste:
Verna groups
Dharma :
set of religous and ethical duties.
Samsara:
reincarnation
Life stages:
final stage the Atman(soul) is released to its union with Brahman.
Brahmins:
procedures for sacrifice and worship.
Hinduism
World History 1 Period

Laura Contreras Marco Medina
Zia Rehman
Bryttany Weary
Guadalupe Gomez
Luis DeLeon
Current Location






India
Current Location
India
Caste System:

division of labor and power in a society.
Mathematics:
The concept of zero, Trigonometry
Literature:
Sanskrit developed as the most ancient systematic language in the world, Epic poems (Ramayan and Mahabharata)
Medicine:
Detailed text called the Charaka Samhita includes anatomy, physiology and various treatments using various plants, fruits and herbs, surgery
Art:
Highly sophisticated classical music and dances found in Hindu traditions.
Yoga:
practiced system of cleansing exercises
Meditation:
Calming process that calms the psyche
Citations
http://www.hafsite.org/resources/hinduism_101/hinduism_basics
http://dictionary.reference.com/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/
http://www.tourismtheworld.com/saraswati-the-hindu-goddess-in-bali/
http://thegreenman.net.au/chris/ganesh.htm
http://ifeoshun.com/tag/saraswati/
http://hinduism.iskcon.org/
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