Indian policymakers decide that encouraging entrepreneurialism is an important social goal, they should examine the effects of religion demonstrated here and determine contextually appropriate responses to address those effects. Three major religions or philosophies shaped many of the ideas and history of ancient china they are called the three ways and include taoism, confucianism, and buddhism taoism was founded during the zhou dynasty in the 6th century by lao-tzu lao-tzu wrote down his beliefs and philosophy in a. China and india, the two most populous countries in the world and asia's economic giants, have had a chequered history they share a border, have fought a bitter war and continue to compete for.
Religions & beliefs in china china has been a multi-religion country since the ancient times it is well known that confucianism is an indigenous religion and is the soul of chinese culture, which enjoyed popular support among people and even became the guiding ideology for feudalism society, but it did not develop into a national belief. Ancient chinese religion china is one of the ancient civilizations on earth china is a country with diverse religious beliefs three main religions formed part of ancient chinese history. India, located in south asia, is bordered by the bay of bengal, the arabian sea, and the indian ocean, and is also bordered by the countries of pakistan, bhutan, china, nepal, myanmar (formerly burma), and bangladesh.
Religions of ancient india the major religions of the indian subcontinent that stretch back for millennia share flipboard email print history & culture ancient history & culture a quick summary about buddhism in china the matrix, religion, and philosophy tenets of buddhism. Chinese religion and philosophy in this section we look at all the strands of religious belief in china this page gives an overview of religion in general, while separate pages cover confucianism , daoism , buddhism - the three main religious beliefs. India seeks to use its common cultural heritage to overcome china's ethnic ties to the overseas chinese in southeast asia, and china seeks to limit the damage from its repression of religious.
China's political struc¬tures/values found little echo in india where caste social rigidity much greater than in china india's cultural emphasis=more other worldly than in china, despite daoism in sci¬ence= similar interest in pragmatic discoveries, chinese placed greater stress on practical findings &indians more into math¬ematics. India is famous for it's religion india's religion has many aspects the three main aspects of india's religion is the process of reincarnation,dharma and kharma buddhism buddhism was created when people started to question hinduism siddhartha gautama founded buddhism because he didn't see the. Religion in india is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices india is a secular state with no state religion the indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions namely hinduism , buddhism , jainism and sikhism.
Ancient china and ancient india are both important and interesting ancient civilizations they are alike and unlike in many ways some significant ways in which ancient india and china are similar and different are religion, art, economics, politics, and social structure. Asian indian, chinese, and japanese cultures have a plethora of cultural similarities all are located in asia and have three distinct asian cultures all grow and eat rice and use noodles in their cuisines (especially in northeast and south india) all three may use chopsticks for certain dishes. This era really deals with the classical civilizations (mediterranean, india, china) and the trade between them and what goes along with that the above map was created using the geographic references from this era in the ap world history curriculum. Religions in china and india there are many different religions in both china and india the most popular religions in china are ancient confucianism and taoism, buddhism, islam, protestant, catholic, and a new form of religion falun gong.
The realm of india and its surrounding countries is the native land for more than a few ancient religions there are people in the realm who continue to adhere to animist beliefs who are not followers of any of the main world religions. Contacts between india and other cultures have led to the spread of indian religions throughout the world, resulting in the extensive influence of indian thought and practice on southeast and east asia in ancient times and, more recently, in the diffusion of indian religions to europe and north america. Religion and indian philosophy the majority of asian indians practice the hinduism the other major regions are sikhism, buddhism, jainism, christianity and islam and a small percentage of population practice judaism, zoroastrianism, and baha’i’ faith.