has more of an emphasis on self and what is rationally or logically true.
is much more about doing what is right in terms of what is expected of you by your family, society and culture.
Themes of Asian Ethical Traditions
Religious thought is intertwined with philosophical and ethical thinking
● The Quest for Emancipation
● Love and Compassion as a philosophical anchor
● Connectedness of personal cultivation and social responsibility
● The Path to Enlightenment
● The Path to Transcendence
is one of the Asian ethical tradition and may refer to any of several traditions of philosophical thought that originated in India.
This philosophy can also be associated with practice in everyday life
THE HINDU PHILOSOPHY
THE HINDU PHILOSOPHY
It takes an (blank) approach to reality, concerning itself with knowledge of the inner life and self of man, rather than with the nature and structure of the physical world
meaning “knowledge,” are the oldest texts of Hinduism containing different collections containing hymns, poems, prayers, and religious instruction that glorify the Vedic gods, who are representative of the Divine power of the supreme God.
seek to understand the fullness of human becoming by realizing the deepest insight about the true nature of the universe.
The most basic insight of these writings is that RITA as the founding principle of all things (right order of the universe) can be experienced through the presence of the gods to which each ritual or prayer is dedicated to.
The performance of each rituals leads to the realization of good life aligned to the order of the universe.
They seek to articulate why and how human beings could come to fullness through enlightenment.
Beyond rituals, the authors of the (blank) share a path of spiritual enlightenment.
is the continuous cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
in order to escape this cycle, one must realize that everything is
one, everything is Brahman.
In other words, one's individual soul is the same as the
The Upanishads teach that by living a life of meditation and purification, one achieves a state of
If one lives well, (blank) will lead one to a better life
One must live well according to one
(duty based on status in life).
If the duty is fulfilled, one can escape the