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Workshop 7: Introduction to Eastern Religions

Workshop 7: Introduction to Eastern Religions
Workshop 7: Introduction to Eastern Religions

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  • All things are within me, and on self-examination, I find no greater joy than to be true to myself. We should do our best to treat others...
  • The word "religion" derives from the Latin religare , meaning to bind or tie fast—to connect. All religions emerge to serve this function...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, 600-500 BCE, Eastern Religions History Game A few bowls, and tape to share Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Globe or world map Leader...
  • Materials for Activity Story, " Indra's Magnificent Jeweled Net " A wide, flat pan A pitcher, filled with enough water to cover the bottom...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Aphorisms of Confucius Pencils/pens Optional: Bag of fortune cookies Preparation for Activity Copy the...
  • Materials for Activity A chalice, lighter, and extinguisher Art paper and water colors, pastels, crayons, markers, color pencils Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3, Jain Symbol Preparation for Activity Print Leader Resource 3. Optional: Read the article "The...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Comparative Chart of Eastern Religions A poster of the Unitarian Universalist Principles Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Religions Time Line (Workshop 1) Sticky notes and fine-point markers World map or globe Preparation for Activity...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers, and tape Taking It Home handout...
  • Review today's workshop with your co-leader. This workshop introduced an important historical time in the development of world religion, as...
  • Preparation for Activity Choose an outdoor site on your congregation's grounds and plan the group's "site visit." Talk to the...
  • Materials for Activity Newton's Cradle desktop toy (see Leader Resource 4, Newton's Cradle, Illustration ) or a pendulum Preparation for...
  • All things are within me, and on self-examination, I find no greater joy than to be true to myself. We should do our best to treat others...
  • A traditional Buddhist and Hindu story. Far, far away, in the abode of the great god Indra, king of heaven, hangs a wondrous vast net, much...
  • Gathered from online sources including the Quotations Page and the Brainy Quote websites. 1. Those who would perfect their work must first...
  • Zoroastrianism Jainism Taoism Buddhism Confucianism Year 600 BCE 556 BCE 550 BCE 531 BCE 500 BCE Country Iran India China India China...
  • A B C D E Zoroastrianism Jainism Taoism Buddhism Confucianism Founded: 600 BCE Founded: 556 BCE Founded: 550 BCE Founded: 531 BCE Founded:...
  • In Iran... Beginning in 653 BCE, the Assyrian Empire to the east conquered part of the region, the Median Empire was overrun by Scythians,...
  • Provided by Elembis. The Jain Hand symbolizes the Jain Vow of Ahimsa, or nonviolence. The Sanskrit word in the middle of the palm is "...
  • From Scientific American. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Ahimsa A yoga teacher in Santa Cruz offers on her website the page Ahimsa: Non-Harming , a very nice page on ahimsa, the path to true...

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