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Hinduism
Who first named Hindus "Hindu" and why?
What is geographically significant abo…
What are the sacred texts of Hinduism?
What are the four Vedic texts?
Muslim invaders. Because "Hindu" means "People from across th…
It is a boundary between India and Central Asia.
The Vedas, Brahmanas, Upanishads, The Sutras, The Mahabharata…
the Rig Veda, the Yajur Veda, the Sama Veda and the Atharva V…
Who first named Hindus "Hindu" and why?
Muslim invaders. Because "Hindu" means "People from across th…
What is geographically significant abo…
It is a boundary between India and Central Asia.
23 terms
Hinduism
Hinduism was born in
Very complex religion with many
Hinduism is a system of
Pantheistic
the Indus Valley around 2500 BC
gods and goddesses
rituals, cults, institutions, practices, doctrines
the belief in the unity of everything
Hinduism was born in
the Indus Valley around 2500 BC
Very complex religion with many
gods and goddesses
6 terms
Hinduism
guru
dharma
moksha
reincarnation
teachers in India
living a moral life in India
release from life
coming back to life
guru
teachers in India
dharma
living a moral life in India
34 terms
Hinduism
samsara
Varansi
kremera
pilgrim
det eviga kretsloppet
Helig stad i Indien
bränna kroppen när någon är död
person som vallfärdar, går, till en helig plats
samsara
det eviga kretsloppet
Varansi
Helig stad i Indien
70 terms
Hinduism
Agni
Ahimsa
Atman
Avatar
(Sanskrit) god of fire in ancient India
A Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding…
The eternal self, which the Upanishads identify with Brahman;…
An incarnation of a deity, e.g. Vishnu-Rama-Krishna
Agni
(Sanskrit) god of fire in ancient India
Ahimsa
A Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding…
20 terms
Hinduism
Aryan
Indra
rajah
Sanskrit
a people speaking an Indo-European language who invaded north…
chief Aryan deity during the Vedic Age
leader of the Aryan tribes during the Vedic Age
ancient Indo-European language of India from which many north…
Aryan
a people speaking an Indo-European language who invaded north…
Indra
chief Aryan deity during the Vedic Age
24 terms
Hinduism
Dharma
Karma
Samsara
Polytheism
Individual duty or divine law; the religious and moral law go…
The sum of all good and bad actions in one's life
The Sanskrit word when the soul or spirit, after the death of…
Belief in many Gods
Dharma
Individual duty or divine law; the religious and moral law go…
Karma
The sum of all good and bad actions in one's life
Hinduism
Hindu
Polytheistic Monism
Hindu Trimurti
Sanskrit
Worshippers of Hinduism
Hindus believe there is one Great Power known as Brahman whic…
Three main gods (Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu)
The ancient language of the Aryans which is the language the…
Hindu
Worshippers of Hinduism
Polytheistic Monism
Hindus believe there is one Great Power known as Brahman whic…
14 terms
Hinduism
Affected
Brahmanism
Caste
Cycle
to produce a change in something or someone
ancient ritual traditions in which Brahmins played a key role…
a class, or group, in Hindu society
repeating events that occur regularly
Affected
to produce a change in something or someone
Brahmanism
ancient ritual traditions in which Brahmins played a key role…
70 terms
Hinduism
Polytheistic Monism
Hindu Trimurti
Sanskrit
Vedas
Hindus believe there is one Great Power known as Brahman whic…
Three main gods (Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu)
The ancient language of the Aryans which is the language the…
Hinduism's earliest sacred writings, composed around 1500 BCE
Polytheistic Monism
Hindus believe there is one Great Power known as Brahman whic…
Hindu Trimurti
Three main gods (Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu)
11 terms
Hinduism
Brahman
Moksha
Nirvana
Dharma
A single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives in everyth…
salvation for Hindus, becoming liberated (freed) from the cyc…
An ideal state of happiness and peace.
Ones duties & obligations in Hinduism
Brahman
A single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives in everyth…
Moksha
salvation for Hindus, becoming liberated (freed) from the cyc…
23 terms
Hinduism
Vedas
Sanskrit
Brahmanism
caste
A collection of Hindu sacred writings.
An ancient language of India.
An ancient Indian religion in which the Brahmins are the domi…
A class in Hindu society.
Vedas
A collection of Hindu sacred writings.
Sanskrit
An ancient language of India.
19 terms
Hinduism
hinduism
återfödelse
karma
Många olika gudar
Hinduismen är den största religionen i Indien. Det är en myck…
Hinduer tror på återfödelse. Det betyder att när en människa…
Om man lever livet på ett bra sätt samlar man god karma. Då k…
Hinduismen är en religion med tusentals gudar. Hinduer tror a…
hinduism
Hinduismen är den största religionen i Indien. Det är en myck…
återfödelse
Hinduer tror på återfödelse. Det betyder att när en människa…
14 terms
Hinduism
Hinduism
Aryans
Caste System
Brahman
-a family of religious traditions that are over 3,000 years o…
-nomadic warriors who dominated northern India between 3,000…
-a division of social classes in India based on the ancient H…
-one central belief in Hinduism is a belief in Brahman, the u…
Hinduism
-a family of religious traditions that are over 3,000 years o…
Aryans
-nomadic warriors who dominated northern India between 3,000…
12 terms
Hinduism
moksha
dharma
karma
reincarnation
"oneness" with God, end of reincarnation, goal of Hinduism
life path of truth, duty, religion, good behavior
belief that everything you do determines what will happen to…
rebirth of the soul
moksha
"oneness" with God, end of reincarnation, goal of Hinduism
dharma
life path of truth, duty, religion, good behavior
45 terms
Hinduism
Dravidians
Indo Aryans
Indra and his evolution to Shiva
Caste System
Dark skinned people that ruled India until the Indo-Aryan inv…
Light skinned people that ruled Europe. Came from Persia and…
Indra: God of Storms becomes Shiva: Destroyer god and god of…
Aryans created this system, putting themselves at top and put…
Dravidians
Dark skinned people that ruled India until the Indo-Aryan inv…
Indo Aryans
Light skinned people that ruled Europe. Came from Persia and…
39 terms
Hinduism
The Vedas
The Upanishads
Ramayana
The Bhagavad-Gita
Oldest and most authoritative Hindu scriptures, Rig Veda is t…
The philosophical texts that form the basis of most Hindu bel…
One of two epic Hindu poems; tells the story of Lord Rama & h…
Most famous Hindu literature; Lord Krishna teaches Arjuna abo…
The Vedas
Oldest and most authoritative Hindu scriptures, Rig Veda is t…
The Upanishads
The philosophical texts that form the basis of most Hindu bel…
Hinduism
Hinduism
Samsara
Dharma
Karma
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, charact…
the cycle of life and rebirth in Hinduism
the fulfillment of one's social and religious duties in Hindu…
The belief that actions in this life, whether good or bad, wi…
Hinduism
A religion and philosophy developed in ancient India, charact…
Samsara
the cycle of life and rebirth in Hinduism
87 terms
Hinduism
Vatakarma
Upandyama
Vivaha
Antyeshti
A birth rite of passage. The father writes a symbol on baby's…
A coming of age rite of passage. 7 desired virtues: power of…
Wedding: most marriages are arranged and divorce is frowned u…
Death: Most Hindus are cremated after being cleaned, wrapped…
Vatakarma
A birth rite of passage. The father writes a symbol on baby's…
Upandyama
A coming of age rite of passage. 7 desired virtues: power of…
Hinduism
Om
Brahman
Puja
Bhajans
The name of this symbol is...
Supreme God of Hinduism
Hindu prayer for health and prosperity
Hindu songs devoted to the praise of God
Om
The name of this symbol is...
Brahman
Supreme God of Hinduism
8 terms
Hinduism
Where did Hinduism come from?
Vedas
Caste System
samsara
The Aryans brought Hinduism to India.
Hindu sacred (special) books... Vedas means knowledge in Sanskrit
-Brahmins (priests and religious scholars)... -Kshatriyas (ruler…
birth>death>rebirth
Where did Hinduism come from?
The Aryans brought Hinduism to India.
Vedas
Hindu sacred (special) books... Vedas means knowledge in Sanskrit
49 terms
Hinduism
Which country is 3rd largest country i…
What number of popularity in the world?
What is near the Himilayan Mountains i…
What were the 2 prominent river valley…
India
2nd
Mount Everest
Indus River and Ganges River
Which country is 3rd largest country i…
India
What number of popularity in the world?
2nd
Hinduism
Hinduism was born in
Very complex religion with many
Hinduism is a system of
Pantheistic
the Indus Valley around 2500 BC
gods and goddesses
rituals, cults, institutions, practices, doctrines
the belief in the unity of everything
Hinduism was born in
the Indus Valley around 2500 BC
Very complex religion with many
gods and goddesses
10 terms
Hinduism
Vedas
Brahma
vishnu
shiva
holy book for hinduism
form of god that creates the universe
form of god that preserves the universe
form of god that destroys the universe
Vedas
holy book for hinduism
Brahma
form of god that creates the universe
38 terms
Hinduism
Hinduism
India
95%
Temples
What is the oldest religion which originated in 1500 BCE
Where did Hinduism originate
What percent of Hindu people live in in India
Where do Hindus pray?
Hinduism
What is the oldest religion which originated in 1500 BCE
India
Where did Hinduism originate
15 terms
Hinduism
Ganesh
Vishnu
Shiva
Parvati
Son of Shiva and Parvati, has an elephant head, god of beginn…
the Preserver god, has had many incarnations on earth (Krishn…
the Destroyer god, also the god of dance and music
Shiva's wife, mother of Ganesh
Ganesh
Son of Shiva and Parvati, has an elephant head, god of beginn…
Vishnu
the Preserver god, has had many incarnations on earth (Krishn…
44 terms
Hinduism
rsi
rta
dharma
Veda
primordian sages who know
truth, underlying cosmic structure
structure of reality
knowledge, science, vibrational wisdom
rsi
primordian sages who know
rta
truth, underlying cosmic structure
HINDUISM
Scripture
Samsara
Karma
Moksha
Vedas, Brahmanas, Upanishads
Reincarnation, the endless cycle of birth and suffering and d…
"Cause and Effect" influencing rebirth
Release, enlightenment. The Hindu concept of the spirit's 'li…
Scripture
Vedas, Brahmanas, Upanishads
Samsara
Reincarnation, the endless cycle of birth and suffering and d…
56 terms
Hinduism
Trimurti
Vishnu
Brahma
Shiva
1. Three Gods and one image- they represent continuity and ch…
1. Part of the Trimurti... 2. The preserver ... 3. He descends to e…
1. The creator god... 2. He has four faces and four arms that ho…
1. The destroyer god... 2. Dances wildly,... necklace of skulls, be…
Trimurti
1. Three Gods and one image- they represent continuity and ch…
Vishnu
1. Part of the Trimurti... 2. The preserver ... 3. He descends to e…
Hinduism
Rig Veda
Salvation (Moksha)
Monism
Brahman
-Hinduism's oldest sacred text... -Declares "God is one but men…
-Through liberation from the constraints of the human conditi…
The doctrine that all reality is ultimately one
Common essence for Hindus
Rig Veda
-Hinduism's oldest sacred text... -Declares "God is one but men…
Salvation (Moksha)
-Through liberation from the constraints of the human conditi…
19 terms
Hinduism
followers of Hinduism
Hindu symbols
lesser Hindu Gods
main Hindu God
Hindus
"Aum/Om", Swastika, cow
Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
Brahman
followers of Hinduism
Hindus
Hindu symbols
"Aum/Om", Swastika, cow
28 terms
Hinduism
artha
ascetic
Atman
Bhagavad-Gita
Material success and social prestige, one of the four goals i…
One who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
The eternal Self, which the Upanishads identify with Brahman;…
A short section of the epic poem Mahabharata in which the god…
artha
Material success and social prestige, one of the four goals i…
ascetic
One who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
18 terms
Hinduism
Vedas
Sanskrit
Brahmins
Caste System
Collection of sacred text
Ancient Indian language
Priests
Social classes of India
Vedas
Collection of sacred text
Sanskrit
Ancient Indian language
13 terms
Hinduism
Hinduism founder
Who do Hindus worship
Hinduism leader
Sacred Hindu text(s)
N/A, collection of religious beliefs
3 main gods:... - Brahma... - Vishnu... - Shiva
guru (Brahmin priest)
the Vedas, the Puranas, the Upanishads
Hinduism founder
N/A, collection of religious beliefs
Who do Hindus worship
3 main gods:... - Brahma... - Vishnu... - Shiva
30 terms
Hinduism
Vedas
Brahmins
shruti
gurus
Ancient scriptures originally composed of Sanskrit that are t…
Hindu priests.
A canon of Hindu scripture which means "what is heard."
Sanskrit for "teacher"; Hindu teachers and guides in philosop…
Vedas
Ancient scriptures originally composed of Sanskrit that are t…
Brahmins
Hindu priests.
Hinduism
How did one of the worlds oldest relig…
Hindus worship many different gods and…
~Brahma... ~Vishnu... ~Shiva
Hindu gods take on many different form…
*Aryan prayers were passed down through generations... *Aryan cu…
*brahman: a single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives…
*The creator... *The preserver... *The destroyer
*avatar: a representation of a Hindu god or godess in human o…
How did one of the worlds oldest relig…
*Aryan prayers were passed down through generations... *Aryan cu…
Hindus worship many different gods and…
*brahman: a single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives…
33 terms
Hinduism
Definition of Hinduism
The Key aspect of india:
Circle of life
Sikhism
Hinduism was not defined by a single entity or person, hindui…
Brahman finding the true inner self. Ultimate reality.
Samsara
blending of Hinduism and Islam
Definition of Hinduism
Hinduism was not defined by a single entity or person, hindui…
The Key aspect of india:
Brahman finding the true inner self. Ultimate reality.
17 terms
Hinduism
Vedas
Sanskrit
Caste
Untouchables
a collection of Hindu sacred writings
an ancient language of India
A class, or group, in Hindu Society
people whose jobs or way of life involved activities that Hin…
Vedas
a collection of Hindu sacred writings
Sanskrit
an ancient language of India
12 terms
Hinduism
Vishnu
Brahman
Shiva
reincarnation
a Hindu god considered the preserver of the world
In Hinduism, Brahman is the name given to the eternal essence…
A Hindu god considered the destroyer
Hindu and Buddhist belief that souls are reborn into new bodi…
Vishnu
a Hindu god considered the preserver of the world
Brahman
In Hinduism, Brahman is the name given to the eternal essence…
12 terms
Hinduism
brahman
atman
dharma
moksha
the holy or sacred power that is the source and keeper of the…
a peice of the brahman whithin every individual ( soul)
you need to complete your cast duty dharma to reach breakthro…
the goal of hinduism becoming apart of the brahman
brahman
the holy or sacred power that is the source and keeper of the…
atman
a peice of the brahman whithin every individual ( soul)
59 terms
Hinduism
Who is the founder?
Primary Scriptures Hinduism
Vedas
Upanishads
No founder
Vedas, Upanishads, Puranas,
Four collection of hymns used for religious rites, oldest and…
123 philosophical work on the nature of reality and religious…
Who is the founder?
No founder
Primary Scriptures Hinduism
Vedas, Upanishads, Puranas,
54 terms
Hinduism
Aryans
Shruti
Smirti
Ascetic
Noble Ones
"That which was heard" cannot be changed (ex: vedas)
"That which is remembered" Not devine (ex: ancient stories)
Someone who gives up comfort in order to fully pursue religion
Aryans
Noble Ones
Shruti
"That which was heard" cannot be changed (ex: vedas)
Hinduism
Lincoln
Esposito
Smith
Kertzer
ritual is reaffirming social identities
rituals are actions beyond the practical action, they have me…
Rituals have relation to situational incongruity, a way of pr…
explains rituals in political terms... rituals and symbols are u…
Lincoln
ritual is reaffirming social identities
Esposito
rituals are actions beyond the practical action, they have me…
28 terms
Hinduism
Hinduism
Vedas
Sanskrit
Brahman
Is a very old religon.... What is very old religion?
In Hinduism, the ancient books of sacred songs on which much…
What is the lanuguage of the Vedas and of Hinduism?
What is the single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives…
Hinduism
Is a very old religon.... What is very old religion?
Vedas
In Hinduism, the ancient books of sacred songs on which much…
Hinduism
Samsara
Karma
Dharma
Caste
the endless cycle of life, death and rebirth
the nature principle that every action has a correspond effect
"Truth" about the nature of reality as well as the social and…
the division of Indian society into four hierarchical social…
Samsara
the endless cycle of life, death and rebirth
Karma
the nature principle that every action has a correspond effect
14 terms
Hinduism
Polytheism
Brahmans
Caste System
Dharma
Religion that has more than 1 god that is worshiped. Hinduism…
Hindu priests - top of India's caste system
a rigid social structure India adopted that was greatly influ…
belief found in Hinduism and other Indian traditions that a p…
Polytheism
Religion that has more than 1 god that is worshiped. Hinduism…
Brahmans
Hindu priests - top of India's caste system
Hinduism
Hinduism
dharma
caste system
reincarnation
one of the world's oldest religions
laws and duties
a way of organizing people into different levels
a constant circle of birth, death, and rebirth
Hinduism
one of the world's oldest religions
dharma
laws and duties
69 terms
Hinduism
Arati
atman
avatar
bhakti marga
Worship with light, involving the waving of a lamp in front o…
The eternal self or soul that is successively reincarnated un…
A "descent" of God (usually Vishnu) to earth in a physical fo…
The path of devotion.
Arati
Worship with light, involving the waving of a lamp in front o…
atman
The eternal self or soul that is successively reincarnated un…
Hinduism
Hinduism
Vedas
Aryans
Brahmins
An ancient religion developing out of earlier religious tradi…
A collection of religious hymns, poems, and prayers composed…
A nomadic people who entered India from Central Asia.
Priests
Hinduism
An ancient religion developing out of earlier religious tradi…
Vedas
A collection of religious hymns, poems, and prayers composed…
Hinduism
sindhu
Harappa
Aryan
Vedas
sanskrit word for the Indus River
Ancient Dravidian city in modern-day Pakistan
Sanskrit word for Noble
sacred writings of the Aryans; means knowledge
sindhu
sanskrit word for the Indus River
Harappa
Ancient Dravidian city in modern-day Pakistan
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