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  1. ascetic
  2. Brahman
  3. kshatriya
  4. shudra
  5. Upandishads
  1. a the lowest of the four classes of the caste system, traditionally made up of servants and laborers.
  2. b the eternal essence of reality and the source of the universe, beyond the reach of human perception and thought.
  3. c one who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments for the sake of spiritual advancement; common in Hinduism and many other religious traditions, most notably Jainism.
  4. d a collection of over two hundred texts composed of between 900 and 200 BC that provide philosophical commentary to the Vedas
  5. e the second of four classes of the caste system, traditionally made up of warrior and administrators.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the highest of the four classes of the caste system, traditionally made up of priests.
  2. - the most popular of the three Hindu paths to salvation, emphasizing loving devotion to one's chosen god or goddess.
  3. cosmic illusion brought about by divine creative power.
  4. "the path of knowledge" - one of the three Hindu paths to salvation, emphasizing knowing the true nature of reality through learning and meditation.
  5. a trancelike state in which self-consciousness is lost and the mind is absorbed into the ultimate reality; the culmination of the eight steps of Yoga.

5 True/False questions

  1. karma marga"the path of works" - One of the three Hindu paths to salvation, emphasizing performing right actions according to dharma.

          

  2. karmapleasure, especially sensual love; one of the four goals of life.

          

  3. satipleasure, especially sensual love; one of the four goals of life.

          

  4. Rig Vedapleasure, especially sensual love; one of the four goals of life.

          

  5. monismliberation or release of the individual self, atman, from the bondage of samsara, salvation; one of the four goals of life.

          

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