The Earliest Religion

Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism + Daoism

Judaism/Hinduism

Judaism

  • Moses led his people out of bondage. God made a contract with them he promised to protect them. As long as they followed the Torah.
  • Monotheistic
  • Moses, God, Abraham and Egyptians
  • Tora
  • You go to God if you are good and go down below if you are bad but if you turn from evil you get God's mercy
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Western Wall, and the Menorah
Hinduism


  • Began in India
  • Polytheistic
  • Brahman the Creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer
  • Palmists, and Vedas
  • Reincarnation, and Karma
  • Dharma
  • Hindu Temple

Buddhism/Confucianism + Daoism

Buddhism



  • Siddhartha Gautama came from a small kingdom in the foothills. Son of a ruling family. Had everything became aware of pain, illness, and the sorrow of death. Spent the rest of his life preaching.
  • Monotheistic
  • Siddhartha Gautama
  • Karma
  • Reincarnation
  • The EightFold Path
  • Bodhi Tree, and Kamakura

Confucianism + Daoism