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  • Presented by

    Ven.Sarada

    Ven. Dhammarama

    Ven.Subhagya

    Ven.Dhammarakshita

    Mr.Sugathapala

    Ms.Madushani

    RITUALS AND

    PRACTICES IN 6 TH CENTURY BC

  • CONTENT

    Introduction

    Brahmanism

    Hinduism

    Six heterodox teachers

    Buddhism

    Conclusion

    References

  • INTRODUCTION

    India has long been as a very spiritual, ritual and religious heavy area of the

    world. The culture and rituals of India is the way of living of people of India.

    Rain, sun, moon, mountains, trees, rocs and thunderstones were the rituals of

    earlier people. They believed the sun, moon, rocks as gods. They worshiped to

    the rain and wish the successful of agriculture.

  • BRAHMANISM

    Specific rituals and sacrifices of the Brahmanism among others.

    The Fire rituals

    Agnihotra or oblation to Agni

    Agnicayana or pilling the fire altar

    Ctumsya The New Sun, Full Moon and

    Seasonal

    Ashvamedha Yaga

    Purushamedha Yaga

  • HINDUISM

    Hinduism is a worldwide religious

    tradition that is based on Vedas. It

    encompasses many religious rituals

    that widely very in practice. The

    religious life of many Hindus is

    focused on devotion to God or

    several gods (Brahman, Shiva,

    Vishnu or Shakti).

    Ayurveda

    Hatha yoga

    Kundalini yoga

    Namaste (greeting)

    Puja

    The Sadhu (holy man)

  • SIX HETERODOX TEACHERS

    Purna Kassapa = Amoralism

    Makkhal Gosla = Fatalism

    Ajita Kesakambala = Materialism

    Pakudha Kacchyana = Eternalism

    Sanjaya Bellaiputaa = Agnosticism

    Nigaha Nthaputta = Restraint

  • BUDDHISM

  • CONCLUSION

    The Rituals and Practices are the common aspect of every religion. Because,

    they believe that by practicing those rituals and practices can be attained to

    the supernatural power. As well as, it is the way of spiritual fulfillment.

    To ask for a blessing

    To build group unity and a sense of community

    To clarify believes and practices.

    To dedication the merits

    To protect their race.

    If there are reasonable and conductive both to your happiness and to the

    welfare of others, only then should you accept and practice these traditions

    and customs

    The Buddha

  • REFERENCES

    Primary sources

    Rhys David T.W. (1903). Buddhist India, G.P. Putnams sons, New York

    Secondary sources Ven. Narada.(1980), The Buddha and His Teaching, Buddha Dharma

    Association Inc.

    kalama Sutta (AN), Buddha Jayanthi Tripitaka.

    Web site

    buddhism.about.com

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