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  1. Krishna
  2. Asceticism
  3. Bodhi
  4. Bodhisattva
  5. Buddhism
  1. a A religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama, whose purpose was to stop suffering
  2. b Means wisdom; this is achieved when worldly matters are abandoned, and is the source of the term Buddhism. This is a key step on the way to nirvana
  3. c The idea of self denial, self sacrifice, even self mutilation that was done to communicate with the gods and began to take the place of sacrifice in ancient India
  4. d In Hinduism, the seventh incarnation of the god Vishnu
  5. e A person who has attained enlightenment but who has postponed nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. An important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer
  2. Consequences of actions that determine your reincarnation
  3. Mixed source belief (religions that are a blend of two or more)
  4. The Buddhist belief of the extinction of desire and individual consciousness, also spiritual enlightenment
  5. A city in the Harappan civilization that is located on the Indus River

5 True/False Questions

  1. BrahmanThe priestly caste who led ceremonies


  2. CasteSub castes; were groups of people within each caste that worked together for one economic function


  3. SudrasThe second lowest of the five castes in the Indian social system and were not twice born; consisted of peasants and artisans which was most of the Indian population


  4. RamayanaAn Indian King or prince that was ranked higher than a raja


  5. GangesA river in Pakistan that flows into the Arabian Sea


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