Asian Vocabulary

All Religions

HINDUISM

Hinduism-A religion of India that holds freedom from the material world through purification of desires and taking away of personal identity. (beliefs include reincarnation)

BUDDHISM

Buddhism-A religion created and exposed by Buddha and his followers ,which stated that destroying greed ,hatred,and delusion ,(which are the causes of suffering) people can be happy or enlightened.

CONFUCIANISM

Confucianism-A religion of ethics based on the teachings of Confucius , that influenced the traditional lifestyle of china.Confucianism places a high value on learning , and stress about family relationships.