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  1. 4 armed holds discus
  2. 1-25 Shiva as Nataraja, ca. 1000. Bronze. Naltunai Ishvaram Temple,Punjai.
    One of many portable images of the gods used in Hindu worship, this solid-bronze statuette of Shiva as Lord of the Dance depicts the god balancing on one leg atop a dwarf representing ignorance.
  3. 1-14 Interior of Cave 19, Ajanta, India, second half of fifth century (Gupta and Post- Gupta Periods )
    Buddha is shown. 3 shatras on top
  4. 2-2 Qutb Minar, begun 13th century, and Alai Darvaza, 1311, Delhi India (Vijayanagar )
    Qutb al-Din Aybak established the sultanate of Delhi in 1206 and built the city's first mosque to mark the triumph of Islam in northern India. The 238-foot-high Qutb Minar is the tallest minaret in the world.
  5. 2-8 Outermost gopuras of the Great Temple, Madurai, India,completed 17th century. ( nayak)
    The colossal gateway towers erected during the Nayak dynasty at the Great Temple at Madurai feature brightly painted stucco sculptures
    representing the vast pantheon of Hindu deities.
  1. a
  2. b
  3. c Who is Vishnu?
  4. d
  5. e

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Who is Radha?
  2. What is the lotus a sign for?

5 True/False questions

  1. 1-17 Dancing Shiva, rock-cut relief, Badami, India, Late sixth century
    Shiva here dances the cosmic dance and has 18 arms, some holding objects, others forming mudras. Hindu gods often have multiple limbs to indicate their suprahuman nature and divine powers.


  2. Fighter, Devi can turn into DurgaWho is Ganesha?


  3. 2-13 Schwedagon Pagoda, Rangoon (Yangon), Myanmar (Burma),14th century or earlier (rebuilt several times). ( Myanmar )
    __________________________________________The 344-foot-tall Schwedagon Pagoda houses two of the Buddha'shairs. Silver and jewels and 13,153 gold plates sheathe its exterior.
    The gold ball at the top is inlaid with 4,351 diamonds.


  4. 1. Life is suffering
    2. The cause of suffering is desire
    3. One can overcome and extinguish desire
    4. The way to conquer desire and end suffering is to follow the Buddha's Eightfold Path
    What is
    THE WHEEL OF LAW: Four Noble Truths


  5. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,


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