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Arts and Humanities
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Mystical philosophy that tries to understand the nature of reality.
Devotion to a personal god, their Ishta Devata at home or In temples
Practice that leads to self-discipline and self-empowerment through exercise and meditation
"revelation" = Divinely revealed Scripture
(MOSTLY FOR THE BRAHMINS [PRIESTS]
Ancient scriptures that are oldest of Shruti Scriptures.
most important part of the Veda's, consists of hymns praising gods, description of rituals
Study of mystical relationship between Brahman(Ultimate Reality) and Atman (soul)
Written as in a dialogue between guru and student
not considered to be divinely inspired
means "that which is to be remembered"
Not given directly by Brahman
Contains Hindu Traditions
Mainly poem, parables, and stories
Hindu epic poem- focus is on duty
The Bhagavad Gita
story of how one must be detached from desires when performing one's duties.
EPIC POEM ABOUT DUTY IN RELATIONSHIP OR DHARMA (duty)
STORIES ABOUT HINDU gODS OF BRAHMA, VISHNU AND SHIVA
one Ultimate Reality or the Absolute Reality.
Reality is made up of only one essence and all things share in this common essence which is Brahman.
gods and goddesses
"Self" = individual soul of essence of a person that is hidden from the individual
Hindu belief that all of our life , (body, mind and emotion) are only an illusion.
Life if cyclical, not linear
Only Brahman is permanent
Experience of birth, life and death over and over until one has reached self realization.
reincarnation: people don't remember previous life stages
Your personality is not passed on.
Soul's journey is not a straight line, it zigzags with the long trend being forward.
Duty: a Hindu's ethical framework
serves as a complete rule of life
For every activity there is a way to act that conforms to one's dharma.
The form the soul will take in the next life is determined by the person's actions/duties in this life.
pursuit of artistic, recreational or sensual pleasure
pursuit of material, social, or political wealth
a person's duty as dictated by caste
liberation from cycle of rebirth (samsara)
way to achieving Moksha through Knowledge
way to achieve Moksha through Work
way to achieve Moksha through love or devotion to gods
Path to Moksha through Psychophysical
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