Likewise, Chinese civilization has been influenced by various religious including Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Islam and other faiths. In addition to Han people's local religious, there are also various ethnic minority groups who maintain their traditional religions in China. Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism are three core religions. Freedom of religion also is guaranteed by China's constitution, respect for and protection of freedom of religious is a basic policy of Chinese government. (http://baike.baidu.com/link?url=JW08mtyiZiSZalzCbD0Db0gTUFaqsR0FZ43dzkACDdmV1bWb15AHqOUE_KdqndGu0ibFrWKpd-24gO88rfyOe_) In both the Canadian cultural diversity, and the cultural diversity in China, we see they are more alike than different and have lots in common.
Daoism, along with Confucianism, branches out of an ancient religion from China that took shape no longer than 1500 B.C.E. (Brood). Daoism does share some central ideas with Confucianism such as, Tian, Dao, and De, while they share these ideas, their interpretations are quite different. Daodejing, is known also as the Laozi and The Scripture of the Way and Its Potent
In India, only men are seen as godly, while women are seen as their devotees. This question of why such discriminatory gender roles exist in the Hindu culture can be seen through their acceptance of certain Hindu propaganda into their daily lives, and the rejection of the idea of female power in the real, modern
The examination taken in order to receive a government position that was started during the Han Dynasty was also used during the Song Dynasty, so that people born into class were not automatically given government positions, but those who were intellectual and capable to hold a position were given the opportunity. Another factor that connects both of these dynasties is the fact that both have very similar religions, Buddhism, Daoism, and folk religion. The Han and Song Dynasties were by far two of the greatest Chinese
As possible as it was for them to have different experiences it was also possible for them to somewhat have similar experiences. Due to them both being in China, although in slightly different times, it is easy to compare their travel accounts. A similarity that occurred in both of their travel accounts is that they both wrote from what they knew. All that they had observed was mainly because of the way and where they had been raised and how that triggered their train of thought. Another similarity is that in both travel accounts religion was discussed.
Borobodur and dome of the rock have many things in common, including the factor of being both centrally planned. Although the reasons are distinctively different they are both for religious purposes. Borobodur being an important Buddhist temple, was constructed with the same idea as the conic shape of a stupa. The shape reminds us of a mandala, also important to Buddhists : The eternal cycle of life. On another side, the dome of the rock has a great significance to Muslims and Jews, for its rock.
Han Feizi introduced the beliefs of Legalism (WS). Both Confucianism and Legalism were formed in ancient China (HB). Confucianism existed from - and Legalism took place from 280-233 B.C. (WS). Although Confucianism and Legalism have some similarities, the differences between the two are clear.
It is very common for one to acknowledge the differences between different religions, races, or social classes. One may compare Hinduism and Buddhism, or the different social classes of ancient Rome. It is almost unlikely that, unless learning about these cultures, one will compare,or even contrast, a religion, like Hinduism, to a city and empire, such as, ancient Rome. Within their many differences, there are plenty of similarities found in Hindu and ancient Roman cultures, including dutifulness, polytheistic and sacrificial religious practices, and social or religious classes. Dutifulness, or being motivated by a sense of duty, is one virtue associated with both Hindu and Roman cultures.
Comparison between Buddhism and Confucianism Buddhism was born in India by Siddhartha who later came to be known to be Gautam Buddha and worshiped by the entire Buddhist. Their doctrines are derived on the removal of miseries and sorrows in life. Confucian is traced to begin in China as the oldest philosophy in the country. Its ideas talk about good governance, harmony, and emphasizes on social relationships. Their teachings are similar.
One very large similarity between Hinduism and Judaism is the Caste system. Caste determines whom a person can marry, specifies what kind of work he can do, and even controls what he can eat or touch (Caste System, 2010, para. 1). The castes themselves are very different, but their existence as well as the presence of a distinguished caste of priests makes them similar to each other and dissimilar to some other religions. Some of the legends from the holy scriptures of Judaism and Hinduism are alike and the texts share a few similarities linguistically.