The Origin of Hinduism

Essential Question

How did Hinduism develop from Brahmanism?

What is Hinduism

Activity 1: Take notes on the origin of Hinduism

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Discussion Questions

  • What is Brahmanism? What was the religion like?

  • Why did Brahmanism change to Hinduism?

  • What are the two most important teachings of the Upanishads?

  • How did gurus and the Upanishads change Hinduism?

  • How did the Mahabharata and the Ramayana change Hinduism?

Activity 2: What were the events that lead to the origin of Hinduism?

Using the information from this lesson, answer the questions in a thinking map. Complete this assignment digitally or on paper. It will be collected in your portfolio.

Extension Activities