Major Belief Systems/Religions

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Major Belief Systems/Religions by Mind Map: Major Belief Systems/Religions

1. Began in India

1.1. Hinduism

1.1.1. Gods

1.1.1.1. Brahman

1.1.1.1.1. Brahma

1.1.1.1.2. Vishnu

1.1.1.1.3. Shiva

1.1.2. Caste System

1.1.2.1. Social Structure of India

1.1.2.1.1. Brahmin

1.1.2.1.2. Kshatriya

1.1.2.1.3. Vaishya

1.1.2.1.4. Shudra

1.1.2.1.5. Untouchables

1.1.3. Goals

1.1.3.1. Achieve Moksha

1.1.3.1.1. Release from Life

1.1.4. Major Ideas

1.1.4.1. Karma

1.1.4.1.1. Good

1.1.4.1.2. Bad

1.1.4.2. Dharma

1.1.4.3. Artha

1.1.4.4. Kama

1.1.4.5. Samsara

1.1.4.5.1. Reincarnation

1.2. Buddhism

1.2.1. Created by Siddhartha Gautama aka Buddha

1.2.2. Major Ideas

1.2.2.1. 4 Noble Truths

1.2.2.1.1. 1. Suffering is part of life

1.2.2.1.2. 2. Desire causes suffering

1.2.2.1.3. 3. End suffering by not having desires

1.2.2.1.4. 4. Follow Eightfold Path to achieve nirvana (release from suffering/life)

1.2.2.2. Eightfold Path

1.2.2.2.1. Performing the "Right" Actions/Deeds

1.2.3. Multiple Branches

1.2.3.1. Theraveda

1.2.3.2. Mahayana

1.2.3.3. Tibetan

1.2.3.4. Zen