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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. maya
  2. Brahman
  3. Varnashramadharma
  4. The Four Aims of Dvija
  5. exegesis
  1. a Kama, Aretha, Dharma, Moksha
  2. b "illusion" the world is shaped by our fears and desires. we cannot see past to see that atman and brahman are the same
  3. c god, a ground of being, not personified, no human qualities
  4. d a close reading of a selection of texts, payings special attention to word choice.
  5. e class, peer group, duty, One social duty according to class and peer group. Your place in life.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "what is heard," revelation, the Vedas
  2. person, primordial, sacrafices himself into the caste. Four parts. Head, arms, legs, and feet.
  3. priestly caste
  4. a sacraficial fire, supposed to be a mouth to the gods. There is one kept in the temple, in the school, and in the home.
  5. may or may not be included in a canon

5 True/False questions

  1. ontologyour meaning systems or world

          

  2. Kama"action," what goes around comes around. Do good deeds now and you will reach moksha or return as a higher caste.

          

  3. mantra"illusion" the world is shaped by our fears and desires. we cannot see past to see that atman and brahman are the same

          

  4. Rsia sacraficial fire, supposed to be a mouth to the gods. There is one kept in the temple, in the school, and in the home.

          

  5. Arethaliberation. Realizing that life is not maya, but everything is brahman. Release from the cycle of samsara.