Beowulf’s story starts when he hears stories of an evil monster killing all the heros in Herot’s mead hall, Beowulf finds a worthy group of men from his village and then sets of to save Herot. This is a trait that Anglo-Saxon epic heros show in many of their stories, they always fight against evil. When he arrives in Herot, Beowulf speaks to King Hrothgar, Beowulf speaks to King Hrothgar promising to rid Herot of Grendel. When Beowulf speaks to the king he boasts about his past accomplishments showing another trait of an Anglo-Saxon epic hero. He “boasts” about his past accomplishments to King Hrothgar “ I drove five great giants into chains, chased all of that race from the earth.
The Mesopotamians in The Epic of Gilgamesh believed the importance of human life was very sacred. As Gilgamesh takes on his journey of stealing trees with his new companion Enkidu, Gilgamesh life is threated . During the journey they come across the demon Humbaba and with help of one of the gods Shamash they kill him. When Gilgamesh and Enkidu return to Uruk, Gilgamesh is approached by Ishtar the goddess of love and she wants to be with him, but Gilgamesh
The Puranas and the Sri Guru Charitra give several reasons for the Avatara of Lord Vishnu. Most notably, the story goes that Lord Vishnu, in order to save His dear devotee Ambareesha from the wrathful curse of Sage Durvasa, asked to be cursed instead. As a result of this curse, which was the Lord‟s own Leela and a blessing in disguise, Lord Vishnu had to incarnate on Earth ten times. Lord Krishna (a complete manifestation of Lord Vishnu tells Arjuna, (Srimad Bhagavad Gita, IV-7,8)meaning, whenever Dharma (righteousness) begins to decay and Adharma (unrighteousness) begins to rise, then I embody myself and manifest era after era for the protection of the good, the destruction of the evil, and for the establishment of Dharma.The ten primary Avataras of Lord Vishnu are Matsya (the fish), Kurma (the tortoise), Varaha (the boar), Narasimha (the man-lion), Vamana (the dwarf Brahmin), Parashurama (the Brahmin with the axe), Rama, Krishna, Buddha and Kalki (the knight). Some schools of
On the other hand, ‘evil’ mainly refers to the monsters that Beowulf had fought, including Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the fire dragon. There are many biblical references as well. Having similar themes of good versus evil, there are many connections the author makes. In Beowulf, the side that is meant to represent good is mainly Beowulf but also includes the important characters that were on his side, such as Hrothgar, and Wiglaf. By defeating Grendel, he shows that man, without armor and weapons, can defeat evil in any form including that of his enemy Grendel.
He is very knowledgeable of all things, and when he was created by the God’s they gave him courage and beauty. Gilgamesh use to terrorize the people in Uruk, which they would pray to Anu the sky God for help. Anu spoke to the Goddess of Creation and told her to make someone that was equal to Gilgamesh. That is when Enkidu was made; he had the brute strength of a dozen wild animals. He was seduced by a harlot from the temple of love, which during this time he lost his strength and wildness but gain understanding and wisdom.
The four books of the Hindu religion, known as the holy Four Vedas, bring ritual and sacred elements to the classical dance. Bharata Natya Sastra is an important ancient manuscript written by Bharata Muni about how to produce specific performances of Hindu mythology. According to Gestures language of the Hindu Dance: “Muni claims a divine origin for the dance because he took his knowledge from each of the Vedas and created the dance –drama” (Meri). Muni’s manuscript ties together the religious elements of Indian religion to the art of dance. While Bharata Natyam evolved further from 500 B.C.
Wyatt Baker Mr.Williams English 12A 13 September 2011 Beowulf was a warrior who knew his place in life, under only god and king and was respected for it. Above all, Beowulf was a hero. Beowulf was a warrior among men, who gained the respect of those around him by killing beasts and protecting people. His feats were even known across the sea in different kingdoms and villages. He would travel the seas seeking battles against monsters to better the good of the people they tormented.
Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world .the caste system evolved from Hinduism. Hindus people worshiped many gods for example Braham –the creator of the universe which has no form, Vishnu-the preserver of the universe and shiva-0the destroyer of evil or the changer. Being there is no bible there is a book called Rig Veda. it includes about one hundred hymns that praise the ancient gods and goddesses .one belief in Hinduism is life after death .people who had a good life are rewarded in life after death other are born in life after death as a outcast. Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the world.
Everyone should emulate those ideals and grow into ideal human beings and ideal citizens. Ram took birth to free the earth from the cruelty and sins of the demon King Ravana (Ravan). Ravana had practiced austerities in order to propitiate Shiva and Brahma, who had granted him immunity from being killed by gods, gandharvas or demons. One of the gods had to take on a human form in order to be able to defeat Ravana. Ram was born as the first son of Dasharatha, king of Ayodhya.
Religion and Ethnic Diversity Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions. Hinduism is different from other religion groups. “Hindus have gods and goddesses they worship that directly influences his or her life.” (Paragraph 1, What are the basic beliefs of Hinduism?) “Only by selecting one or more of these deities to worship, and by conducting the rituals designed to facilitate contact with them, a Hindu devotee is striving to experience his or her unity with that cosmic force.” (Paragraph 1, What are the basic beliefs of Hinduism?) The prominent deities are Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi.