Religions Chart letter KEY.docx - Name of Religion Hinduism Omkar(Om is sound sanskrit Buddhism Dharmcakra \u2013 eight spokes represent the 8-fold path

Religions Chart letter KEY.docx - Name of Religion Hinduism...

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Name of Religion Historica l Context of Founding Founder, date, place Clergy – role of men/women Social Hierarchy (not social classes) Describe missionarie s How did it spread? Where it spread in the world by 1000 Examples of art, architecture, etc. Hinduism Omkar (Om is sound) sanskrit Remnants of Indus religion meld with Aryan religion after they invade. Take time to develop No real founder Formally a religion around 100 BCE Brahaman s Gurus Patriarchal Kill females Women allowed to pray. Make up Brahaman Brahma – creator Vishnu – protector Shiva – destroyer Caste system Reincarnation/Karm a Lower classes have hope of a better life Gurus & disciples No real missionaries Indian Ocean Trade routes Burma Thailand Indonesia Vietnam Vedas Drama Universities Earth’s rotation 7 planets # system Buddhism Dharmcakra eight spokes represent the 8-fold path) Saw suffering in India during the 500s & were unhappy with the brahmans. Siddhartha Gautama – became Buddha after enlightenment India No god(s) Sangha – monks & nuns (segregated monasteries) Took vows of poverty, abstinence, & nonviolence Women reluctantly let in – considered distractions China – women had souls, wording changed, pious wives For lower classes – laborers/artisans Against caste system Believe in self- control Reincarnation/Karm a Beggar missionaries Actively spread teachings Encouraged Abandoned life for a spiritual journey Missionaries over trade routes to China (from

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