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South Asian Religon Review

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Who is the Hindu destroyer God?
Siva
What is the cause of suffering?
Desire
What were the Hindu Scriptures that were revealed to wise men and written in Sanskirt around 700 b.c.e.?
Vedas
buddhism spread east across China and Korea, and ....?
Japan
What is the Hindu idea of duty that usually goes along with one's Caste?
Dharma
What is the buddhist concept of freedom from the cycle of birth and death?
Nirvana
How do buddhists attain enlightenment by practicing this specific thing?
Meditation
What was a religion founded by Siddartha Gautama in the sixth century b.c.e?
buddhism
The Idea that suffering is universal, that everyone suffers is the first of the.....?
Four Noble Truths
Hindus believe in the what of all life?
unity
What country is hinduism most widely practiced?
India
What is the religon that developed in South Asia over many years from Aryan beliefs?
Hinduism
What is the Hindu Creator god?
brahma
because they avoid harming or killing animals most jains are.....
Vegetarian
What is a principal in Hinduism and buddhism in which a person's actions affect the person's future?
Karma
The buddha denied the existence of any...?
Gods
What religion combines elements of Hinduism and Islam, and was founded in the 1500's?
Sikhism
What is the present day name of the country where the buddha was born?
Nepal
What religon was founded by Mahavira around the same time as buddhism?
Jainism
What is the state the buddha reached in order to be called the "buddha"?
Enlightenment
What is the idea that a person's soul is reborn into another body after death?
Reincarnation
What river is the holiest river to Hindus?
Ganges
What are the Hindu texts that help explain the truths contained in the Vedas?
Upanisheds
buddhists believe that the way to end suffering is to follow the.....?
Eightfold Path
Who is the Hindu preserver God?
Vishnu
What is the Hindu concept of the supreme force in the universe?
brahman
Hinduism spread east to Southeast Asia and....?
Indonesia
What is the Hindu concept that refers to the freeing of the soul from the body so it can reunite with brahma?
Moksha
What is the idea of non-violence from Jainism?
Ahisma
What is each person's essential self that belongs to the universal soul?
Atman