23 terms

Hinduism Buddhism

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most practiced religion in India
Hinduism
karma
belief in HInduism and Buddhism that your actions have good and bad effects
reincarnation
belief in Hinduism and Buddhism that after you die you are reborn into another living being, NEVER ENDS in HINDUISM
nonviolence
belief in Buddhism that you should not harm or eat any living thing
Buddha
the "enlightened one", Siddhartha Guatama the founder of Buddhism
Eightfold Path
belief in Buddhism that how to END suffering and reach Nirvana (peace)
religion based on Aryan beliefs
Hinduism
Monk
religious leader in Buddhism
Pujari
religious leader in Hinduism
Vedas
religious book of Hinduism
Tipitaka
religious book of Buddhism
puja
worship in Hinduism including prayers and offerings
meditation
practice in Buddhism where a person clears their mind of thoughts
Enlightenment
belief in Buddhism that a person who follows Eightfold Path will stop being reborn and their soul will join Brahma
Yoga
practice in Hinduism that exercises the mind and body
Caste System
social structure of Hinduism that you are born into and remain in for the rest of your life
Buddhism
a religious philosophy that does not worship a God or Gods
Diwali
HIndu festival of lights that celebrates the victory of Good over Evil where people light lamps to invite the goddess of wealth into their homes.
Holi
Hindu spring festival that celebrates new beginnings and people celebrate with bonfires and colored water/powder
Vesak
Buddhist celebration of Buddha's birthday where people give food to monk and take care of the poor
Songkran
Buddhist spring festival to celebrate new beginnings that people celebrate with boat races
Hindu practices
a good Hindu follows the caste system, does yoga, and worships (puja) the many gods/goddess with food/flower offerings
Buddhist practices
a good Buddhist meditates, follows the Eightfold Path of right actions, thoughts, and emotions, and does not harm any living thing (vegetarian)