In China Mahayana the nirvana aspect of Buddhism was greatly appealing to some people but the idea of a foreign religion dominating in China made some people hate Buddhism. However, in this mix of people there were some people who were in the middle and felt neutral about Buddhism and its beliefs. There was a similar reaction in Rome with Christianity and its beliefs. Some people, mostly the lower class and Jews, found Christianity a way of escape and some even thought of as safety. On the other hand some people hated the beliefs of Christianity because it went against their norms and old traditions.
In Southern and Eastern Asia there are different types of religion, but the most prominent ones are Buddhism, Hinduism, Shintoism, Confucianism, and Islam. All of these religion believe in different things like a God or gods, tradition, and customs. These religions have different backgrounds are all around the world not just Asia. First is Buddhism, which believes in reincarnation and Karma. Karma is the belief or saying what goes around comes back around.
The comparison between the Middle East, China, and Africa resembled in abounding ways. One way they all relate was through their religion: they are all polytheistic, the belief in more than one deity. The people believed that these deities, sometimes their ruler, controlled the forces of nature. For example, if there is a period of drought, they would pray to the gods
In China, Legalism, Taoism, and Confucianism developed as the most significant systems of religion; in India, it was Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Taoism placed a strong emphasis on living with nature, whereas Confucianism promoted moral purity and education. Legalism, on the other hand, placed a strong emphasis on tough rules and harsh punishments to maintain social order. Buddhism taught the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path to enlightenment, whereas Hinduism focused on the idea of dharma and the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. Jainism placed a strong emphasis on abstinence and non-violence in order to achieve spiritual
Have you ever heard of the religions Buddhism and Judaism. These are two very unique religions and have very different beliefs but then they also have a few things in common so they aren 't totally different. They are both very old religions. So first i will tell you about them
Hinduism is an aggregate term connected to the numerous philosophical and religious conventions local to India. Hinduism has neither a particular snippet of birthplace nor a particular organizer. Maybe, the custom comprehends itself to be ageless, having dependably existed. With the entry of the Aryans around 1500 BC, the Indo-European divine beings entered India also. This was the start of advanced Hinduism.
Human beings are innately predisposed to seek an origin of existence. So, naturally, as humans evolved, theories of origin arose from all corners of the world. Although different in belief, there was always one common theme: A creator or creators, intended for humans to live on this earth with purpose. Moreover, as the world advanced, culturally specific religions remained, but a new religion emerged in Christianity. Consequently, as Christianity amplified, a centralized church was created to keep the religion standardized.
Geography not only plays a part in the spread of a religion but also can be inspiration or reflection for the religion itself. Many societies have numerous deities inspired by the landscape in and around their civilization. However, I believe not all religions drew inspiration from the land they lived in. Mesopotamian societies had multiple gods. Most deities represented cosmic forces of nature such as the sun, moon, water, and storms who were responsible for the creation of the earth (World Societies p. 36).
While both Islam and Christianity were spread Christianity had more governments in control than Islam. The Christians and Islam each believed that there is only one true God that sends down a messenger
In conclusion, although the religions of ancient Egypt and China differentiated on the belief of exactly who they worshiped. In comparison both civilizations were dependent upon the religious moral values implemented by a their divine being, bodily preservation, and the belief of Afterlife
“Hinduism is a religious system that has grown and developed from an even older religion based on the Vedas, which are ancient and sacred Hindu writings.” This older religion was created in India, from about 2000 to 1000 B.C. only thing is that it was created orally, and then it was created in written texts by sacred texts during a period of about 1500 B.C. to 900 B.C. the idea of Hinduism includes the important belief of transmigration. This belief declares the existence the innermost self or soul, whether it is in a great or low being, this has been unchanged. There is happy or poor and suffering according to its moral or immoral behavior. This explanation of life situations is known as the law of karma and the process is called samsara.
There are many types of religions in the world. But the three major religions are Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Let's talk about the two that branched off from Judaism Christianity and Islam. The all originated from the middle east but there about in every country. Let's talk about Islam's first then we will talk about Christians.
Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world, with 2.1 Billion and 1.3 Billion followers respectively. Each had their own rise, golden age, and eventual large-scale split. However, each religion spread in different regions of the world in different ways and developed their own traditions and structures. Christianity and Islam have similarities such as a large-scale split and a history of spreading through popular trade routes, while simultaneously having many differences such as where the two religions spread, the methods in which they spread, and the structure of their religious leaderships. One of the primary differences between the spread of Islam and Christianity is the directions in which they spread.