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Cool facts of Hinduism with Aleks and Sana
Aleks Voldon 19 April 2011
Transcript of Cool facts of Hinduism with Aleks and Sana
- Others believe it was based on occupation.
They roots of Hindusim lie in aryan belief and practices, that have changed over the years. The Cheif religon in India! 1500-500 BC - No founder.
- No formal worship house - Brahminism Name "Hindu" comes from the indus river. Third most popular religon, 750 million followers. Mean while chillin in Heven... Gods Brahma - The creator Vishnu - The preserver Siva - The destroyer Sarawathi - Goddess of Wisdom.
Lakasmi - Goddess of Wealth.
Parvati - Represent Shakti / Shiva's wife.
Genesha - Son of Shiva and Pravati. - Main symbol.
-The sound heard in deepest meditation.
- Aum, most suited for name of God. Vocab Brahman - Thousands of Gods, each god is part of a single supreme force.
Sect- Different religous groups.
Atman - Every person has essential self, this self is part of a universal soul.
Reincarnation - Rebirth of soul, after the body dies, the soul may be reborn as anything. God - Snake - Flower. Karma - means "to do". Law of Karma holds that every deed - mental or physical- in his/her life affects the persons fate and position.
Dharma - The duties or obligation each caste has.
Nirvana - the condition of not wanting anything. Bindi
Swastica Tilak Sacred Texts Vedas: Contain eternal truths that were revealed to wise men.
Upanishads: Help to explain the ideas contained in the vedas. oo PAN ih shade Law codes Narratives / poems Recarnation Rebirth Life Cycle Deeds Behavior Good work In your caste Practies and rituals The practise at for fulling their duties by following their obligations.
-Recarnation Certain Rituals are performed to get closer to their gods,
Samskars- four stages of life
Griha - Everything has a soul - caste system -Brahman -Atman -Dharma -Moksha is the goal. By Aleks and Sanabel Caste system:
- Cannot chage level when alive
-Your caste is a result of karma from your past life
- Dharama , each caste system have their own duties and obligations Hinduism influnced Indian life in many ways
- Provides a guide to conduct
-Offers hope for a better life in the next life -Aryans
-Changes of Aryan ways were beginning of Hinduism
-Influenced many different cultures
-Spread to different parts of Asia Supreme Being
Divinity of four Vedas
Universe Creation, Preservation, and Dissolution
Other powerful beings
All life is sacred & to be loved
No one religion teaches the correct ways above all others Influences Hundreds of Gods Vedas:
4 main ones:
-The Atharva Special Festivals Many festivals for various reasons, celebrate everything
-Shivaratri Bib: · "Hindu Gods and Hindu Goddesses : overview of the gods and goddesses of Hinduism." Sanatan Society : free wallpapers of hindu gods, yoga, meditation, indian astrology, ayurvedic massage, home remedies, vegetarian recipes, mantras,.. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2011. .
· "Hinduism - Beliefs." Contender Ministries Apologetics, News, Forums, and Information for Christian Contenders. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2011. <http://contenderministries.org/hinduism/hindubeliefs.php>.
· "The Sacred Scriptures and Literature of Hinduism." Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism and Other Resources. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Apr. 2011. <http://www.hinduwebsite.com/