Read Chapters 3 and 4
Chapter 3 explores the very ancient and complex world of Hinduism. A brief history of Hinduism is offered as well as a discussion of its major teachings. Chapter 4 explores Jainism. This small but fascinating faith is also centered in India. Focus on the similarities and differences of the two faiths. Please do at least two paragraphs for each and separate docs.
U2 DB 1
Hindu belief and practice: After completing the assigned reading, please answer the following questions. How do the religious concepts of caste, karma, and reincarnation affect the culture of Hindu populations?
U2 DB 2
Select one of the main teachings or practices of Jainism and discuss if this teaching or practice can be followed in modern society? What would be the challenges of following this faith in your everyday life?
U3 DB 1
- How do the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path affect the daily lives of Buddhists? How would your life change if you adopted these standards for daily living?