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5 Matching questions

  1. Rock Chambers
  2. Syncretism
  3. Mahabharata
  4. Mahavira
  5. Jati
  1. a A room or building carved out of the side of a cliff. They were used for religious ceremonies and houses to monks and wandering ascetics
  2. b One of the two Sanskrit epics of Ancient India. It is the longest epic poem in the world. It is translated as "Great India" and is primarily about wars.
  3. c Sub castes; were groups of people within each caste that worked together for one economic function
  4. d An extreme aesthetic who founded the religion Jainism and thought of several Hindu concepts, such as karma, in a very concrete way
  5. e Mixed source belief (religions that are a blend of two or more)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Religious buildings that originally housed Buddha relics. These developed into familiar Buddhist architecture
  2. Strong winds that change with the seasons. These symbolize the great god Indra.
  3. A language; people who speak it mainly live in Southern India and were probably pushed there by the Aryan invasions
  4. In Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator
  5. The priestly caste who led ceremonies

5 True/False questions

  1. UntouchablesThe name of the group of people in the caste system that were the outcasts of society; were not considered part of Indian society or the caste system, also called pariahs


  2. BuddhismThe main religion in India, it emphasizes reincarnation, based on the results of the previous life, and the desirability of escaping this cycle. Its various forms feature both asceticism and the pleasures of ordinary life, and in encompasses a multitude of gods as different manifestations of one ultimate reality


  3. SatiA ritual that required a woman to throw herself on her late husband's funeral pyre or burn herself. This was done gladly and if a woman didn't comply with this she would be disgraced.


  4. SamsaraThe Hindu cycle of death and rebirth; in Buddhism means rebirth


  5. HarappanIn Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator


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