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  1. Samadhi
  2. Isatrpragbhara
  3. Vedas
  4. 5 Skandhas
  5. Golden Mean
  1. a 1) Body
    2) Sensory preceptors (5 senses)
    3) Emotions
    4) Reason or consciousness
    5) Subconsciousness
  2. b 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. c Goal for Raja Yoga, deep states of mystical awareness
  4. d the middle way between self indulgence and asking too much of yourself on the other hand, finding the balance, steers clear of extremes --> thoughtful path
  5. e understood to be the holiest of Hindu scriptures, God's word. Not used very much, respected from afar. Holy books of ancient times but still very important

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. statement of fundamental beliefs and commitment, drawn up by humans, means in latin to believe
  2. in Hinduism, a principle Vedic god; god of fire, sun, and lightning, and mediator between mankind and the gods
  3. part of scripture and sacred texts, story of sacred of divine significance, story meant to illustrate or make a point, the point being made is the bottom line, religious truth indirectly expressed, point of the story is to affirm that God did create the world
  4. turning your back on physical possessions and pleasures
  5. teaching for Buddhist monks, rules. Make up own decisions. 5th rule shows the difference between Buddhism and Jainism. It is to live a sober life

5 True/False Questions

  1. BrahmaNot just the source of reality, but it is reality. Everything else may look real, but they dont understand what is really real. Only one reality. A spirit and not material, nothing to do with matter, material universe is unral, eternal. Always been and always will be. Abstract force in the universe


  2. Nichiren Buddhismturning your back on physical possessions and pleasures


  3. Sanghasomeone that can think and use their head


  4. NirvanaNomadic warriors from Central Asia who migrated into India around 1500 BCE. They are responsible for many aspects of current Indian culture including their language, sacred texts called the Vedas, and a system of government that later evolved into the caste system.


  5. Mahaviragreat love or hero, another name for Vardhamana


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