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Unformatted text preview: Hum 130 week 5 elizabeth jarrett Axia College Material Appendix G Eastern Religion Elements Matrix Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism Daoism Countries of origin India India China China Historical figures and events Modern Hinduism grew out of the Vedas, the oldest of which is the Rigveda in 1700- 1100BC. Epic poems written in 500- 100BCE.Shankara followed the abstract concept of Brahman. Hinduism underwent major changes due in large part to the influence of teachers such as Ramanuja, Madhva, Chaitanya. Gautama Budda the founder of Buddhism life was never chronicled until years after his death. Buddhism was spread by King Asoka beginning in the 3 rd century C to other areas outside of India. Later Buddhism was divided into Mahayana and Theravada.In the 6 th and 7 th century C was spread to China and Japan. Buddhism Founded by Confucius in 6 th-5 th century BC Grew largely in China and then spread to Japan and Korea. 221- 206-Confucian scholars suppressed and books burned. 618-907- Confucian re-emerges. 1900-Confucianism not state religion. 1966- 1976-temples and books destroyed. Today Confucianism has a 206BCE-220CE – beginning of Daoism. 748- Daoist Canon first compiled. 960-1280 – Northern Daoist gaining followers.1966-1976- temples and books destroyed. 1990-2000- Daoist sects, temples re-established. Early Daoist followers were Laozi the legendary founder of Taoism, Zhunagzi who was HUM 130 becomes also becomes the national religion of Tibet. In the 9 th century C Buddhists were persecuted in China....
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