Is it really a religion? Some say philosophy
Are they worshipping Buddha? No, its more of a devotion.
Buddha (the enlightened one) was born into Hinduism
Challenged the Brahmans (pries
Ahimsa and asceticism are the defining
characteristics of Jainism
Is an ethical principal observed by Jains
Religious life is primarily the avoidance of
harming their fellow creatures, a broad category
that comprises humans and
1. Be familiar with the main beliefs of Hinduism.
2. What are the five elements (wu xing) of the universe according to the Daoism?
a. Water (basic stage) corresponds to the Pregnancy beginning of life (yin
b. Wood corresponds to birth, new life, an
Below is the reading guide for Section A of your UCOR 143 final exam. This is
section where you are required to provide short simple answers to the questions. All
questions will carry 2 points each. The Section B of the exam will consist of 20
Global and Cultural Perspectives Study Guide
What are the five elements (wu xing) of the universe according to the
Matched with parts of your life, balance (yin-yang) nature
Lao-Zi author of the text Dao Dejing
Goal is nirvana
o Earth- Maturit
Global and Cultural Perspectives Paper Outline
Topic: The Spreading of religions into different countries often influence the country with new
culture and development.
Brief1: Buddhism was introduced to Japan from the Korean Kingdom of