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Ancient India and Ancient China

Summary: Explores religions in ancient China and India (buddism, hiduism, etc.). Compares the four religions and examines their impact on the social and political structure for the , Hindu, Buddhist, and Daoist.
Ancient India and Ancient China had many religions. The main religions were Buddhism, Hinduism, Daoism, and Confucianism. These religions helped shape the social structure of the society. In shaping the country's culture, religion shaped their political cultures, as well. Religion set the rules that its followers need to follow. Each religions is different.

Hinduism has social classes. Each class is arranged by varna. At the top of the social structure are the Kshatriyas which are the warriors and rulers. These individuals serve as the government leaders. At the next level are the Brahmans or priests. They study and teach the Vedas (Hinduism's "Bible"). Also, they perform religious ceremonies to please their god, Aryan. Following the priest in varna, are the common people. The commoners include merchants, farmers, and artisans. Artisans make and sculpture the gods the people worship. Near the bottom in varna are the Sudras which are...

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