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5 Matching questions

  1. Vedas
  2. Nirvana
  3. Myth
  4. Sannyasin
  5. Historical Method
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c cant understand the document unless you understand the historical context in which it was written
  4. d Buddhist heaven, being in control of your life and being prepared for another form of existence, heaven begins here if you can control your life, person who has become mature for ultimate salvation
  5. e stage 4 of 4 ashramas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a girl who was prime minister of India, re-elected four times, Father was Mayru
  2. nickname for shiva, "great God"
  3. model is Bodhisattva, the emphasized helping, main value is compassion, variety of scriptures
  4. tree of knowledge that Siddartha sat under for 49 days or hours to reflect on his experiences after his search, eventually enlightenment came and is coming together
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Mohandas GhandiA 20th-century Indian who helped lead his country to independence by using nonviolent resistance to colonial rule.


  2. Jainspeople of Jainism, 5 million in the world today, growing in the US


  3. WatBuddhist temple in Southeast Asia


  4. Anatmansomeone who goes into a trance and can predict about the future


  5. Mantratells Siddartha lies, evil spirit


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