What is a "dokusan"?
A private meeting between Zen Master and student
In Shintoism, what's the name of the verbal puzzle that is designed to frustrate the mind?
Who's the founder of Zoroastrianism?
What are "roshis"?
Zen authority that serve as masters, teaching throughout Japan
What is the name of Chinese Zen?
Who was the sixth patriarch of Chinese Zen?
What is the purpose of Koan? (2)
To frustrate the thinking process
To bring about satori
This term references a method of seated meditation...
What does Soto Buddhism excercize?
Day-to-day practice of Zazen
Who brought about Soto Buddhism?
What sect of Zen in Japan is known as the school of gradual awakening?
This word means disperse...
What's the name of the most famous of the 613 laws of Judaism?
The 10 Commandments
What is the greek word meaning 5 books?
This person received the 10 Commandments on Mount Sinai...
When was Israel granted statehood?
This term serves as the name of Jewish law...
This term is the name of the Jewish Bible...
These letters serve as the abbreviation of "Yahweh"...
Where do Parsis dispose of their dead?
On top of a sacred hill
This term references the Zoroastrians who reside in present day India...
In what present day country is Zoroastrianism primarily practiced?
This is the place where Zoroastrianism started...
When did the Olympic Games first take place?
This was the god for whom the Olympic games were played...
In what century did Homer compose the Illiad and the Odyssey?
This is the name of the Zoroastrian ritual where those participating drink bull urine...
This is the Zoroastrian god...
How many times a day do Zoroastrians pray?
What is the name of the god who spoke to the prophets at Delphi?
Who's temple was built at Ephasis?
This word is the title given to anything in Shinto that is considered sacred...
This is a gate to a sacred shrine...
What does "Shinto" mean?
Way of the Kami
What is the school of thought that says enlightenment happens suddenly?
What is the name of the Zen experience of enlightenment?
Zen traces its roots back to this religious figure...
Zen is extremely _________.
Zen __________ be taught to others.
What does "Zen" mean?
Zen originated from this form of Buddhism...
This is a small altar that serves as the focal point of Shinto worship...
What does "Bushido" mean?
Way of the Warrior
The Chinese phrase "Shen [divinities] Tao [way]" serves as the root of what word?
Where is the "Cradle of the West"?
The region surrounding the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea
What 3 religions stemmed from the religious ideas formed in the Cradle of the West?
This word refers to the 17 hymns of Zarathustra and make up the oldest part of the sacred text of Zoroastrianism...
This word references the sacred text of Zoroastrianism...
What is the belief in the universal forces of good and evil?
What is Zoroastrianism's most distinctive feature?
Belief in ethical dualism
This Greek word references the group of gods...
What does "anthropomorphic" mean?
Of human form
This term is a sanctuary favored by a particular god...
Who is the god of the Lyre?
What is the Greek meaning of "mystery"?
This word references supernatural power...
Each of these are incharge of a specific function...
What is Judaism's most basic theological statement, and what does it mean?
Translated, this word means "One who speaks for"...
_______ contains teachings that were orally transmitted by rabbis.
________ was written down and remains the starting point for rabbinic study of Torah.
When was the Mishnah written down?
This term is based directly on Mishnah an includes direct commentary on passages of the Mishnah...
This form of Jewish Mysticism teaches that God can be best known with the heart through love...
What is the most famous text of Jewish mysticism?
________ refers to a movement of the late 19th Century that was committed to the reestablishment if a Jewish homeland.
What does "Zion" mean?
This term is translated as "mass destruction"...
When did the Holocaust take place?