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hum_130_appendix_g[1] - Axia College Material Appendix G...

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Axia College Material Appendix G Eastern Religion Elements Matrix HINDUISM BUDDHISM CONFUCIANISM DAOISM COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN INDIA INDIA CHINA CHINA HISTORICAL FIGURES AND EVENTS HINDUISM DATE BACK TO THE LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD (5500- 2600BCE) MODERN HINDUISM GREW OUT OF THE VEDAS, THE OLDEST OF WHICH IS THE RIGVEDA (1700-1100BC) . THE EPIC AT THE AGE OF 29 HE'S SAID TO'VE RENOUNCED PRINCELY LIFE IN THE "GREAT RENUNCIATION", OR GOING FORTH INTO THE LIFE OF A SEEKER OF SKILL / WHOLESOMENESS AT THE AGE OF 35, AFTER 6 YEARS OF STRUGGLING FROM THE SECOND- CENTURY B.C.E., CONFUCIANISM HAS STRONGLY INFLUENCED CHINESE POLITICAL, AND SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL, BEHAVIORS. WHEN THE CHINESE CAME INTO CONTACT WITH INDIAN BUDDHISM AROUND THE FIRST CENTURY C.E., THE PROGRAMMATIC SIDE OF CONFUCIANISM RESPONDED, AND THEY THE EARLY DAOIST PHILOSOPHERS WERE A RELATIVELY SMALL NUMBER OF SAGES, SUCH AS YANG ZHU (YANG CHU); LAOZI (LAO- TZU), THE LEGENDARY FOUNDER OF TAOISM; ZHUANGZI (CHUANG-TZU) IN THE 4TH CENTURY HUM 130
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POEMS RAMAYANA AND MAHABHARAT A WERE WRITTEN ROUGHLY FROM 500- 100BCE. ADI SHANKARA FOLLOWED THE ABSTRACT CONCEPT OF BRAHMAN. HINDUISM UNDERWENT PROFOUND CHANGES IN LARGE PART DUE TO THE INFLUENCE OF THE PROMINENT TEACHERS RAMANUJA, MADHVA, AND CHAITANYA WHO FOUNDED THE BHAKTI MOVEMENT WITH AUSTERITIES, AND THE ARDENT PURSUIT OF MEDITATIVE DEVELOPMENT, HE ATTAINED ENLIGHTENMENT DEVELOPED A SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE CALLED CH'AN (MEDITATION), WHICH JAPAN ADOPTED AROUND 1200 C.E. AS ZEN. CURRENTLY, CONFUCIANISM HAS A STRONG INFLUENCE IN CHINA, KOREA, TAIWAN, AND THE COUNTRIES OF SOUTHEAST ASIA, AS WELL AS INFLUENCING PEOPLE OF FAR EASTERN DESCENT LIVING AROUND THE WORLD BC, LAOZI'S DISCIPLE; AND LIEZI (LIEH-TZU) DAOISM IS AN UMBRELLA THAT COVERS A RANGE OF SIMILARLY MOTIVATED DOCTRINES.DAOIIS M INFLUENCED THE EMERGENCE OF A DISTINCTLY CHINESE FORM OF BUDDHISM,PARTIC ULARLY ZEN. HUM 130
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WHICH BELIEVED IN KRISHNA AND RAMA. IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY THE PERSONALITIE S AND TEACHINGS OF INDIVIDUALS, SUCH AS SHRI RAMAKRISHNA . PROMINENT HINDU PHILOSOPHER S, INCLUDING SRI AUROBINDO AND SWAMI PRABHUPADA AND SWAMI VIVEKANANDA SUCCEEDED IN BRINGING THE CONCEPT OF YOGA AND VEDANTA TO THE WEST. HUM 130
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CENTRAL BELIEFS HINDU BELIEFS INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT RESTRICTED TO), DHARMA (ETHICS/DUTIE S), SAMSĀRA (THE CONTINUING CYCLE OF BIRTH, LIFE, DEATH AND REBIRTH), KARMA (ACTION AND SUBSEQUENT REACTION), MOKSHA (LIBERATION FROM SAMSARA), AND THE VARIOUS BUDDHISM TEACHES ITS FOLLOWERS THAT IN THIS LIFE THEY
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