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Jainism places great emphasis on


Hylozoism the background philosophy of Jainism

the belief that all physical matter has life and feeling (and can suffer)

The Jains consider mahavira to be

the greatest of the tirthankaras?

In the story of their lives, Mahavira and the Buddha show similarities such as

aristocratic family, left home to be a wandering holy man, embraced ascetism

Tirthankara is the Jain name that is translated

crossing maker or ford finder

Jainism seems to be most strongly concerned about

overcoming bondage and attachment

Jainism, as taught by Mahavira, emerged in India about the time of what other great teacher


The name of the Digambara branch of Jainism literally means

clothed in sky or sky clad

The center of the Sikh religion is at


A Sikh temple is called a


Nanak, after leaving home to teach, wore

clothing that blended Muslim and Hindu styles

One of the requirements of the Khalsa was

no intoxicants

The Adi Granth is the

Primary scripture of the Sikhs

How many Sikh gurus were there before the human line of gurus ended?


Nanak, like the Hindus, believed in

reincarnation and karma

Jainism was a strong influence on


Sallekhana means

"holy death"

Like Buddhists, Jains value

ahimsa? non-attachment?

the worldview of Sikhism is similar to the Hindu philosophical school of


What item worn by the Sikh Khalsa symbolizes strength?

steel bracelet

What item worn by the Sikh khalsa represents alertness and readiness to fight?

special underwear

According to Sikh teaching, the primary guru is


The Jain worldview holds that a creator

does not exist?

Jains allow and even recommend


jainism sees reality as made up of

jiva and ajiva; spirit and matter

The name Mahavira literally means

great one; aka Vardhamana

Jains believe that perfected souls

will not be reborn

Jain monasticism has split into how many branches?


The religion of Sikhism first developed in

the Punjab region of India and Pakistan

The turning point in Nanak's life was a

prophetic call near a river

Which religions accept the eating of animals?

Sikhism and Islam

The Khalsa was created to be

a protective social organization

The name Adi Granth means

original collection

Some Sikhs want a

homeland separate from India

Nanak's name for God was

True Name

Guru Granth is

an honorary title for the sacred book of Sikhism.

Regarding the ability of human beings to find the truth, Jainism

no one can know the whole truth

Most Jains practice the devotional activity called


The founder of Sikhism was


A sangat is

a congregation, fellowship or association

Uncut hair by the Khalsa and the last name Singh represent the symbolic character of what animal?


How many parts is the Adi Granth divided into?


Both Jainism and Sikhism strive to

be more simplistic?

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