Four Yogic Paths and Jainism

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Four Yogic Paths and Jainism Worksheet
Complete the table by comparing the forms of Hinduism and contrasting them with Jainism.

| Jnana Yoga| Karma Yoga| Bhakti Yoga| Raja Yoga| Jainism| Explain the Meaning of the Name| knowledge| action | Devotion| Self control and meditation| Non violence| Explain the Basic Concepts | enhancing the supreme and unique selffavored by people who are intellectually oriented as its practices involve direct inquiry, thinking and study.| directing each individual activity to the supreme will.favored by action oriented people.| Supreme bliss and love enjoyment.Excellent for individuals who are emotionally oriented| mastering not only consciousness but thought as well hence the perfection of both the mind and body.Has eight sequential steps that enhance God and truth realization.| enhancement of self-effort so as to liberate the soul while moving in the direction of divine consciousness. has a principle of treating every being fairly and with respect as one of its core beliefs.| Describe the Practices| Contemplation direct inquirycareful study meditation| social workprotection of the environmentecology| ceremonial processes- rituals and prayers| eight sequential steps- a separation of the five senses from the mind- meditation| -celibacy- non-materialism- minimization or elimination of harming thoughts| Describe the Goals| The use of analysis and inquiry to break the bondage to the material world.- differentiating what is unreal from what is unreal in the universe.| selflessness- actions aimed to aid or help humanity| truth realization- humility| emotions control- mental and physical control| non violence- truthfulness- sense control|

Write a 200- to 300-word explanation of the differences between Hinduism and Jainism.
There exist some big differences between Hinduism and Jainism. To begin with, it is important to note that...
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