chinese religions n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Chinese Religions PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Chinese Religions

play fullscreen
1 / 103

Chinese Religions

424 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Chinese Religions

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Chinese Religions

  2. Daoism

  3. Confucianism

  4. Buddhism

  5. Folk Religion

  6. Imperial Cult

  7. The Chinese Religious View of the World

  8. 1. Chinese religion is inclusive

  9. 2. It is humanistic, concerned with people in this world

  10. Confucianism: Mental transformation into a morally perfect person 3. It is transformative – seeks to make you a different, better person

  11. Daoism: Mental and physical transformation into an immortal 3. It is transformative – seeks to make you a different, better person

  12. Buddhism: achievement of state of enlightenment here on earth 3. It is transformative – seeks to make you a different, better person

  13. 4. It is ethical: everything is seen as an ethical situation and ethics are relational; there are NO absolutes in ethical dealings

  14. Filial Piety (Xiao) A. Confucian Ethics

  15. Compassion Rightenouness A. Confucian Ethics

  16. A. Confucian Ethics • Loyalty • Ritual Relationship (li)

  17. B. Daoist ethics • Accord with the way of nature (dao)

  18. B. Daoist ethics • Non-action (wu-wei)

  19. B. Daoist ethics:Compassion

  20. 5. It emphasizes change. Nothing is static and Yin-Yang are the agents of change

  21. 6. It stresses that all gods were once human and thus understand human concerns

  22. 7. It is concerned with helping people achieve the four goals of life: • Long life • Many children • High position • Wealth

  23. Daoism • Philosophical and religious strains (dao jia and dao jiao)

  24. Dao Jia • Laozi

  25. Dao Jia • Dao De jing

  26. Dao Jia • Zhuangzi

  27. Dao Jiao: religion of ordinary people: gods to help with all problems

  28. Dao Jiao: religion of ordinary people Aims: • To meet everyday needs to bring people to a better life • To transform people into more ethical beings in accord with Dao

  29. Dao Jiao: religion of ordinary people • To understand how to succeed in the world

  30. Sacrifice and ritual

  31. Dao Jiao: religion of ordinary people • To attain the Chinese goals of: Long life, many children, high position and wealth

  32. Dao Jiao: religion of ordinary people • To achieve immortality: create “perfected men” (only a few dedicated practitioners)

  33. Methods: -Faith Healing

  34. Methods: -Fasting and repentance

  35. Methods: -Pantheon of gods and deities

  36. Queen mother of the West:Female Deities important

  37. Feng Shui: aligning the world

  38. Methods -Physical exercises (Tai ji, Qi gong)

  39. Methods -Horoscopes and astrological signs

  40. Modern businessmen participate in a ceremony at a Daoist temple in Taipei

  41. Rituals and ceremonies

  42. Methods -Festivals honoring gods: give and take between gods and people

  43. Methods -Sacred mountains: sacred land

  44. Methods -Recitation of scriptures

  45. Daoist establishment: • Temples • Priests • Nuns • Sects and lineages

  46. -Temples

  47. Daoist Priests and Nuns

  48. Confucianism • Confucius: (Kung Fuzi)

  49. Confucianism • Mencius (Mengzi)

  50. Confucianism Aim: • To create a just society