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Religion 150: Sacred Texts: Exam #1: Hinduism Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. ontology
  2. maya
  3. fundamental orality
  4. smirti
  5. Visnu
  1. a religions were first based on the oral recitation
  2. b preserver
  3. c our meaning systems or world
  4. d "illusion" the world is shaped by our fears and desires. we cannot see past to see that atman and brahman are the same
  5. e "what is remembered," tradition, second class texts

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. "color" caste
  2. destroyer
  3. "twice born," the first three castes. Between the ages of 6 and 12 would study the Vedas with a guru.
  4. warriors, soliders
  5. Kama, Aretha, Dharma, Moksha

5 True/False Questions

  1. samsara"going through," a world of rebirth, of suffering. The cyclic world. Karma fuels this.

          

  2. mantra"illusion" the world is shaped by our fears and desires. we cannot see past to see that atman and brahman are the same

          

  3. shruti"what is heard," revelation, the Vedas

          

  4. Brahmagod, a ground of being, not personified, no human qualities

          

  5. deuterocanonicalsecond-order, interpretations and comments about protocanonical

          

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