Considering that Hinduism lacks a uniting belief system, what makes up the Hindu religion? What are the culture and societal influences that have made Hinduism vital to the region in which it originated? Explain the desire for liberation from earthly existence. (700+ word count)
Compare and contrast the Vedic tradition with the tradition of bhakti. Describe in detail the worldview of each, particularly in relation to the sacrifice, the relationship of the gods/goddesses to human beings and the religious goals that one tries to obtain.
Investigate the WW Web, http://www.harekrishna.com, and describe the primary mission and teaching of "Krishan-Consciousness.
Hindus practice a very demanding lifestyle commitment to Moral life. One of the major concepts is called "ahimsa" or non-injury to all living things. Do you believe this is a higher Demand that the Judeo-Christian Christian command: "Do not kill?" Could you live the ideals of ahimsa?
I was asked to visit a religious service, other than my own and write a 10-12 page paper about the religion. I visited a Hindu temple in the area but to be honest, I didn't get much information out of them, I felt very much like an outsider. I need the following questions answered about Hinduism... A. Mode of baptism B. T
List key moral or ethical demands placed on participants of a Hindu service.
What sacred elements characterize Hindu religious traditions? What are their significance and meaning? Please explain in detail. Excerpts and/or links are also welcome if they explain it in easy language.
According to the stories which surround Ashoka, he began his rule in fratricidal bloodshed and violence towards conquered people. Yet within a short period of time, Ashoka changed his policies completely to become a model ruler. By modifying a concept that was well known amongst Hindus, Buddhists and Jains of his time (the conce