It affected every part of their daily life more than being a political tool to rule and establish states. People were learning and teaching many things by creating and following the myths. We can confidently state that as a polytheistic belief, Mesopotamian religion was the initiative of so many beliefs afterwards. Because, even today, most worshipped religions had the same or similar basis. Moreover, they have the very identical directions, perspectives, and purposes.
The Igbo tribe believes that Chukwu is the creator of the universe. The Igbo people believe that Chukwu created humans and all the minor gods and goddesses. The Igbo tribe mainly associates Chukwu with trees, other plants, and rain. In addition, the Igbo tribe view Chukwu as the creator of all moral law. Because the people believe that Chukwu is the creator of the universe, the Igbo tribe worship him and follow the moral laws that Chukwu has created.
Hindus believes that religion is more a matter of practice than belief. Hinduism believes in the God Brahman or in the soul of the universe. Brahman can take the form of many things that hindus worship for Gods or Goddesses. Hindus believes that there is a part of Brahman in everyone called Atman. Atman is a person’s individual spirit.
As for the significance of the Tonghak religion which was founded by Ch’oe Cheu, is a teaching that is an amalgamation of numerous belief systems. It is combination of Neo-confucianism and indigenous Korean spirituality with traits of Taoism. While his conception of God may have been inspired by christianity it differs in an enormous way, while still maintaining that God had created humans, he quotes this divine power saying, “MY mind is your mind.” This differs a lot with the Christianity as this God says that it could lead society into harmony, the individual into personal salvation through the requirement of constant self cultivation of mind and material force. In an essay written by Ch’oe Cheu, he states that there are similarities yet
And God chose him,called him as the father of many nations. The writer ponting out here if there is any fear to God that is only one God who can destroy all things because He is the honour of all things. Chapter 2 telling the similarities of God’s mission in Old Testament with today, especially Hindus, they are worshiping the created instead of the Creator like Old Testament. Their main focus to worshiping is nature, especially the sun, rivers, and trees. Also they pointed the images like the linga of Shiva, human beings “saints” like Sathya sai Baba.
Mayans were an extremely advanced civilization. Why? Their lives revolved around their religion. Lot’s of acts were done out of the benefit for the gods. Starting with religion and following into, arts, sciences and warfare, each had religion dipped in the roots to show the gods the undying faith of the Mayans.
To start, Native American spirituality followers don’t take their practices as a religion like other religions, but their beliefs play an important role of themselves. Native American beliefs are deeply rooted in their culture. They believe everything surrounding them is holy, from the largest mountain, to the smallest organism. Also, Native Americans believe that a lesson can be found in all things and everything has a purpose. To sum up the main focus of their Spirituality, it is all about honor, true love, and respect.
There are some similarities with my beliefs and Hinduism. For instance, their idea of Brahman as the one true God is similar to my belief that Christ is the one true God. The Vedas of Hinduism received by ancient saints are comparable to the ten commandments received by Moses. The Hinduism ideas of souls (atman) being immortal, neither created or destroyed are similar to my belief; however, I believe that my soul and body were created by God, I do believe that it will live on while my body does not. Hindus believe that everyone should strive to reach dharma, or "right way", this is comparable to my foundation and what I strive for daily; I attempt to do what is right and fulfill my responsibilities every day.
How was religion in the Near East important from 1000 BCE to 500 BCE? Many ancient Near Eastern societies contain answers to this extremely significant question. Webster defines “religion” as “the service and worship of God or the supernatural.” In certain empires, religion played an integral role in citizens’ daily life.
An epic poem is a long narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and events that are significant to the culture of the poet. The epic hero is the central figure that reflects the values and heroic ideals of a particular society. Beowulf and Odysseus have qualities that are both similar and very different. The major and most obvious similarity is that they are both heroes. These classic epic stories are about two men and what they went through to achieve fame and glory.