Q. 14.8( 16 Votes )
Discuss in class: Can there be different views within the same religion?
: Yes, there are different views that are followed even within the same religion.
Let us understand them with the help of some examples:
(a) In the Hindu religion there are hundreds of deities worshipped by different people.
(b) Similar is the case in Muslim community where there are Shiyas and Shunnis.
(c) In Jains, there are Shwetambar and Digambar sects.
(d) While in Buddha Dharma, there are Hinayaans and Mahayaans.
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