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5 Matching questions

  1. Sthanakavasi
  2. Hermeneutics
  3. Ahimsa
  4. Indra
  5. Maya
  1. a not hurting by having a soul, non-injury to any being understood to have a soul, sometimes leads to vegetarianism, reluctance to see red meat, applies throughout Hinduism and is seen in Jainism and Buddhism too
  2. b physical universe looks real but its not, it is an illusion
  3. c chief deity of the Aryans; depicted as a colossal, hard-drinking warrior God of thunder and strength
  4. d new group that broke off from shvetambara, suggestion of interplay within religions, had origins in the 1400s shouldnt depict divine figures; wrong to place too much emphasis on a person by drawing pictures of them
  5. e looking at sacred texts and determining what they mean, most every religion will do this

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mystics, for those who want to be able to go into training to be able to move yourself into a trans-like state; non-theistic mysticism most of the time; move yourself into deep states of concentration
  2. jain heaven, called a place at the top of the universe where the karma free soul goes to live in stillness and isolation forever, seen to be liberation
  3. Jain scriptures
  4. approved and required standard of belief, the right beliefs you have to have in order to be part of this religion; superior religion
  5. preserving the original teachings of Buddhism, Gods dont have a big role, do it as Siddartha Guatama did it, idea that the goal in life was to become a saint, main goal is wisdom, limited idea of what scripture is, pali texts are the ONLY scriptures

5 True/False questions

  1. Bodhisattvaperson of perfected wisdom, sometime seen as a Buddha, a type of Buddha saint, repeats the life of Siddartha, experience enlightenment but after that taught, use insight not just for himself but to help other people


  2. Creedgoing against Orthodoxy. Understood not to be thinking what they need to be thinking or believing. Been executed in the past, some feel they are "dissing" God. Wrong belief (according to some religious groups)


  3. Parable of the Arrowintended to illustrate the differences and approaches to life between Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism.


  4. Critical Methodnot negative, evaluative, some parts of sacred text are more important than others


  5. Monismin Hinduism, a principle Vedic god; god of fire, sun, and lightning, and mediator between mankind and the gods


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