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Hinduism (World Religions)
Birth of Hinduism
Polytheism
Vedic period
Upanishads
Indus Valley around 2500 BCE
Belief in many stratified gods and goddesses
Typified by sacrificial ritual, cremation, monotone chants, V…
highly philosophical body of scripture
Birth of Hinduism
Indus Valley around 2500 BCE
Polytheism
Belief in many stratified gods and goddesses
30 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
Origins of Hinduism
Atman
Bhakti
Vedas
Hinduism is the oldest religion we study. It started in Persi…
Atman means the self. Atman is the symbol of Brahman (God).
Faith and devotion to a deity (god).
Ancient texts and songs of Hinduism.
Origins of Hinduism
Hinduism is the oldest religion we study. It started in Persi…
Atman
Atman means the self. Atman is the symbol of Brahman (God).
11 terms
World Religions - Hinduism
Caste System
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
Polytheistic
Monotheistic
Class system of old Indian societies still widely practiced.…
The main gods of Hinduism.
Worship of many gods.
Worship of one god.
Caste System
Class system of old Indian societies still widely practiced.…
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
The main gods of Hinduism.
27 terms
Religions of the World: Hinduism
Polytheistic Monism
Hindu Trimurti (Holy Trinity)
Vedas
Bhagavad Gita
Hindus believe there is one Absolute Power known as Brahman w…
Three main gods (Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu)
Hinduism's earliest sacred writings, composed around 1500 BCE
Most important part of the scriptures; means 'song of the Lord'
Polytheistic Monism
Hindus believe there is one Absolute Power known as Brahman w…
Hindu Trimurti (Holy Trinity)
Three main gods (Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu)
18 terms
World Religions: Hinduism & Buddhism
Alms
Ascetic
Buddha
Buddhism
goods or money given to the poor
a person who gives up worldly pleasure
a Sanskrit word meaning "enlightened"; the name given to the…
the religion founded by Siddhārtha Gautama, which teaches tha…
Alms
goods or money given to the poor
Ascetic
a person who gives up worldly pleasure
11 terms
World Religions - Hinduism
Caste System
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
Polytheistic
Monotheistic
Class system of old Indian societies still widely practiced.…
The main gods of Hinduism.
Worship of many gods.
Worship of one god.
Caste System
Class system of old Indian societies still widely practiced.…
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
The main gods of Hinduism.
27 terms
World Religions- Hinduism and Buddhism
Aryans
Brahmin
Caste System
Hinduism
These people become the dominant group of India and their bel…
priests that are the highest of the varna or caste
a system that divided Indian society based on a person's birt…
a religion that originated in India, based upon the Aryan set…
Aryans
These people become the dominant group of India and their bel…
Brahmin
priests that are the highest of the varna or caste
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World Religions DSST: Hinduism
Aryans
Vedas
Upanishads
Vedic books
Migrants who moved into the Indus Valley from Persia in the 2…
Collection of hymns to the Aryan gods; also entire collection…
Philosophical materials in the Vedic lliterature; assumes one…
Rig-Veda (hymns), Yajur-Veda (recitations for sacrifice), Sam…
Aryans
Migrants who moved into the Indus Valley from Persia in the 2…
Vedas
Collection of hymns to the Aryan gods; also entire collection…
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WORLD RELIGIONS: HINDUISM AND BUDDHISM
Hinduism
caste
dharma
karma
the religion in India; it traces its roots to older tradition…
a class or group in Hindu society
belief that a person has a duty or obligation to live an hono…
belief that the good and evil one does in life determines the…
Hinduism
the religion in India; it traces its roots to older tradition…
caste
a class or group in Hindu society
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World Religions (Buddhism and Hinduism)
Buddhism Diety
Buddhism Founder
Buddhism Approx. Date & Location
Buddhism Holy Book(s)
Therevada- no god, teachings of Buddha... Mahayana- polytheistic
Siddharta Gautama
India... 520 BCE
Poli Canon and Tripitaka
Buddhism Diety
Therevada- no god, teachings of Buddha... Mahayana- polytheistic
Buddhism Founder
Siddharta Gautama
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world religions: Hinduism
Advaita Vedanta
Aranyakas
Aryans
ashrama
One true reality, PURUSHA, the spiritual reality. monistic in…
forest treatises, spiritual teachings revealed to the rishis.
Nomadic tribes from the steppes of n. central Asia who entere…
One of the four stages of life recognized by Hinduism.
Advaita Vedanta
One true reality, PURUSHA, the spiritual reality. monistic in…
Aranyakas
forest treatises, spiritual teachings revealed to the rishis.
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World Religions - Hinduism
Vedas
Upanishads
Puranas
Bhagavad Gita
Scriptures that contain hymns, incantations, rituals from anc…
Scriptures that discuss how the soul becomes united with the…
Scriptures that record the genealogies kings, heroes and demi…
Central text of Hinduism. It is an epic story of a conversati…
Vedas
Scriptures that contain hymns, incantations, rituals from anc…
Upanishads
Scriptures that discuss how the soul becomes united with the…
54 terms
World Religions: Hinduism Religion
Dharma
Indus Valley Civilization
Indo-Aryans
Vedas
Philosophical Hinduism - what one is supposed to do; way of l…
the first Indian religion found near the Indus River; followe…
Indo-European peoples who invaded the Indus Valley Civilization
there are four Vedas, which are writings that describe the go…
Dharma
Philosophical Hinduism - what one is supposed to do; way of l…
Indus Valley Civilization
the first Indian religion found near the Indus River; followe…
World Religions: Hinduism
Om (aum)
Mahenjo Daro
Divali
Aryans
the sound of the universe; created by objects making contact…
large, systematic, organized, developed settlement of the anc…
celebrated between mid-October and mid-November; celebration…
came from central Europe, lighter skinned than the people of…
Om (aum)
the sound of the universe; created by objects making contact…
Mahenjo Daro
large, systematic, organized, developed settlement of the anc…
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World Religions DSST: Hinduism
Who is the founder of Hinduism?
List the order in the caste system of…
Define Brahmin:
Define Kshatriya:
There is no founder
Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Sudra, Harijahn
Priests, scholars and philosophers
warriors, nobles, rulers, and defense people
Who is the founder of Hinduism?
There is no founder
List the order in the caste system of…
Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Sudra, Harijahn
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DSST World Religions - Hinduism
ahimsa
Aryans
ashram
asramas
the doctrine of nonviolence and noninjury to living things, f…
name given to a migratory group that, according to some histo…
a Hindu religious school.
name given to the four stages of life among Hindus: brahmacar…
ahimsa
the doctrine of nonviolence and noninjury to living things, f…
Aryans
name given to a migratory group that, according to some histo…
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Hinduism Test World Religions *
Brahman
Atman
maya
karma
A Hindu of the highest caste, most often a priest; a person b…
the spiritual life principle of the universe, esp. when regar…
the supernatural power wielded by gods and demons to produce…
(in Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of a person's actions in t…
Brahman
A Hindu of the highest caste, most often a priest; a person b…
Atman
the spiritual life principle of the universe, esp. when regar…
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World Religions: Hinduism
artha
ascetic
Atman
avatar
Material success and social prestige, one of the four goals o…
One who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
The eternal Self or soul of an individual that is reincarnate…
An incarnation, or living embodiment of a deity who is sent t…
artha
Material success and social prestige, one of the four goals o…
ascetic
One who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
54 terms
World Religions- Hinduism
Hinduism
Ganges
Deities
Brahma
↳ Can be thought of as one of the oldest religions in the wor…
Most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to million…
↳ All of the gods and goddesses are the myriad images of the…
The Creator god
Hinduism
↳ Can be thought of as one of the oldest religions in the wor…
Ganges
Most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to million…
12 terms
Learning about World Religions: Hinduism
Hinduism
Brahman
dharma
Vedas
India's first major religion
in Hinduism, this is the one supreme god that everything is a…
a basic belief of Hinduism that stands for law, obligation an…
a collection of Hindu sacred texts, or writings
Hinduism
India's first major religion
Brahman
in Hinduism, this is the one supreme god that everything is a…
54 terms
World Religions- Hinduism
Hinduism
Ganges
Deities
Brahma
↳ Can be thought of as one of the oldest religions in the wor…
Most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to million…
↳ All of the gods and goddesses are the myriad images of the…
The Creator god
Hinduism
↳ Can be thought of as one of the oldest religions in the wor…
Ganges
Most sacred river to Hindus and is also a lifeline to million…
31 terms
World Religions DSST: Hinduism
Who is the founder of Hinduism?
List the order in the caste system of…
Define Brahmin:
Define Kshatriya:
There is no founder
Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Sudra, Harijahn
Priests, scholars and philosophers
warriors, nobles, rulers, and defense people
Who is the founder of Hinduism?
There is no founder
List the order in the caste system of…
Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Sudra, Harijahn
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DSST World Religions -- Hinduism
Dharma
Krishna
Vishnu and Shiva
samsara
What can be done to improve caste in next life cycle
festival of Holi dedicated to this deity.
2 Major Hindu deities.
cycles of reincarnation
Dharma
What can be done to improve caste in next life cycle
Krishna
festival of Holi dedicated to this deity.
45 terms
World Religions: Hinduism Test
artha
ascetic
Atman
avatar
material success and social prestige, one of the four goals o…
one who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
the etermal self, which the Upanishads identify with Brahman
an incarnation, or living embodiment of a deity, usually of V…
artha
material success and social prestige, one of the four goals o…
ascetic
one who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments…
35 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
The Untouchables (Harijans)
The Vedas
Path of Desire
Path of Renunciation
God's people. Marginalized in a way, below poverty. Outside o…
Ancient scriptures. Worship songs/prayers/proverbs.
Path to enlightenment, able to have what we want. 2 footprint…
Looking beyond oneself. Rewards include. respect, gratitude,…
The Untouchables (Harijans)
God's people. Marginalized in a way, below poverty. Outside o…
The Vedas
Ancient scriptures. Worship songs/prayers/proverbs.
16 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
What is Hinduism?
The Pre-Vedic God ?
Pre-Vedic Dyaus Pitr
Brahman. ... (Saguna Brahman)
Hinduism is not a unified single religion. ... Sum total of reli…
The highest God was Dyaus-pitr , or the Heavenly-Father
He is omnipresent and omniscient. ... He is holy and demands hol…
He is Absolute Being (Sat); Absolute Knowledge or Consciousne…
What is Hinduism?
Hinduism is not a unified single religion. ... Sum total of reli…
The Pre-Vedic God ?
The highest God was Dyaus-pitr , or the Heavenly-Father
37 terms
World Religions - Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam
Muslim
Hindu
Buddhist
Islam
A ____________ practices Islam.
A _____________ practices Hinduism.
A ____________ practices Buddhism.
Which religion was founded in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in 622 CE?
Muslim
A ____________ practices Islam.
Hindu
A _____________ practices Hinduism.
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Experiencing world religions: Hinduism
"Nonharm," "nonviolence."
A spiritual community.
The spiritual essence of all individua…
An earthly embodiment of a diety.
Ahimsa
Ashram
Atman
Avatar
"Nonharm," "nonviolence."
Ahimsa
A spiritual community.
Ashram
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World Religions- Hinduism
Who is the founder?
What does Hindu mean?
What is monism?
Who are the big three Gods?
None
From India or Indian
Everything is apart of a greater whole
Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
Who is the founder?
None
What does Hindu mean?
From India or Indian
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World Religion- Hinduism
What are the 7 important questions for…
Atman
Brahman
Dharma
1) What is the numinous in each religion? ... A: Brahman... 2)Wha…
spiritual part of the universe, meaning of life, ones soul; e…
Supreme reality of principle that underlies all things; the a…
duty right conduct; one proper path in life
What are the 7 important questions for…
1) What is the numinous in each religion? ... A: Brahman... 2)Wha…
Atman
spiritual part of the universe, meaning of life, ones soul; e…
World Religions Hinduism 4c
Sama Veda
Samsara
Sannyasi
Shiva
Third book in the Vedic collection consisting of verses from…
In the Upanishads and Buddhism, the endless cycle of birth, l…
Wandering beggar; in traditional Indian life, the fourth stag…
Most popular god in postclassical Hinduism, regarded as the g…
Sama Veda
Third book in the Vedic collection consisting of verses from…
Samsara
In the Upanishads and Buddhism, the endless cycle of birth, l…
World Religions Hinduism 4b
Dharma
Durga (Kali)
Guru
Horse Sacrifice
Duties incumbent on a person in traditional Hindu life, based…
Consort of Shiva.
In Hinduism, the word connotes "teacher"; in Sikhism, it refe…
Elaborate, year-long ritual in ancient India; this ritual inv…
Dharma
Duties incumbent on a person in traditional Hindu life, based…
Durga (Kali)
Consort of Shiva.
21 terms
World Religions- Hinduism copy
Who is the founder?
What does Hindu mean?
What is monism?
Who are the big three Gods?
None
From India or Indian
Everything is apart of a greater whole
Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva
Who is the founder?
None
What does Hindu mean?
From India or Indian
60 terms
Eastern World Religions-Hinduism
Many rivers one ocean
Tolerant of other beliefs
2 views of Brahman
Saguna Brahman
Although there is water coming from all different directions…
Because Hindus believe all religion is just another path to t…
Saguna Brahman & Nirguna Brahman
More practiced: w/ physical attributes to ultimate reality. D…
Many rivers one ocean
Although there is water coming from all different directions…
Tolerant of other beliefs
Because Hindus believe all religion is just another path to t…
22 terms
World Religions- Hinduism
Vedas
the Bhagavad Gita
The Katha Upanishad
Karma
The 4 Vedas- Knowledge, Wisdom ... Oldest written Hindu text- 15…
Song the the Lord... It is a section in the longest poem- Mahabh…
108 Upanishad- Sitting at the Feet of the Master... 13 most impo…
Existence is a cycle of life, death and rebirth, governed by…
Vedas
The 4 Vedas- Knowledge, Wisdom ... Oldest written Hindu text- 15…
the Bhagavad Gita
Song the the Lord... It is a section in the longest poem- Mahabh…
43 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
Puja
Yajna
Om
Murtis
Form of worship in which Hindus express their devotion to a d…
One of the dominant features of Vedic religious life, this me…
The most sacred sound in the Hindu religion. The word has thr…
Translated to mean idols, icons, forms, or objects to be wors…
Puja
Form of worship in which Hindus express their devotion to a d…
Yajna
One of the dominant features of Vedic religious life, this me…
22 terms
World religions Hinduism vocab
Moksha
Monism
Brahman
Upinshads
Liberation
The doctrine that all reality is the ultimate one
The belief that all gods and godesses, plants and animals, th…
The ancient philisophical text that form the basis of most hi…
Moksha
Liberation
Monism
The doctrine that all reality is the ultimate one
87 terms
World Religions _ 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…
58 terms
World Religions: Zoroastrianism & Hinduism
Zoroastrianism
Zarathurstra
Aryianism
Zoarathurstra's vision
"Religion of Ethnicity" ... *Have to be born into the religion
-founder... - had 7 visions over 10 years... - age of 20 when he le…
-Nomadic lifestyle ... -deity & concepts of the scripture that l…
- first vision happened at age 30... -Vohu Manah (Good Thought):…
Zoroastrianism
"Religion of Ethnicity" ... *Have to be born into the religion
Zarathurstra
-founder... - had 7 visions over 10 years... - age of 20 when he le…
44 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
Shruti
Harappa
Aryans
Vedas
revealed texts from the gods (Vedas, Upanishads) (not the epi…
first civilization in the Indus Valley (first Hindus)
conquered the Indus valley and are the source of the Vedas (c…
sacred texts in India (oldest SCRIPTURES of Hinduism)
Shruti
revealed texts from the gods (Vedas, Upanishads) (not the epi…
Harappa
first civilization in the Indus Valley (first Hindus)
13 terms
World Religions- Hinduism
Monotheism or Polytheism
Sacred Text
Symbol
Major Holidays
Polytheism
Vedas brought from the Aryans
Diwali- Festival of Lights... Holi- Festival of Color
Monotheism or Polytheism
Polytheism
Sacred Text
Vedas brought from the Aryans
26 terms
World Religions- Hinduism
Hinduism
Aryans
caste system
History
a family of religious traditions practiced by about 900 milli…
Nomadic warriors who dominated northern India between 3,000 a…
A division of social class in India based on ancient Hindu te…
a. Born into a caste- marry someone in the caste- CAN NOT cha…
Hinduism
a family of religious traditions practiced by about 900 milli…
Aryans
Nomadic warriors who dominated northern India between 3,000 a…
38 terms
Survey of World Religions: Hinduism
What was the name of the culture that…
What was the name of the people that m…
What is the name of the ancient script…
What is the most important text collec…
Harappa
Aryans
Vedas
Rig Veda
What was the name of the culture that…
Harappa
What was the name of the people that m…
Aryans
12 terms
Religions of the World-Hinduism
Hinduism
Diwali
Lotus
Sacred Cow
A polytheistic religion native to India, featuring belief in…
Hindu festival of lights; marks the coming of winter and the…
Symbol of Hinduism; flower is beautiful and intoxicating. It…
Symbol of Hinduism; symbol of anything that is beyond critici…
Hinduism
A polytheistic religion native to India, featuring belief in…
Diwali
Hindu festival of lights; marks the coming of winter and the…
34 terms
World Religions - Hinduism
Hindu
Dharma
Brahman
Atman
Originally the Persian word for 'Indian' (those who live beyo…
Law, truth, order of the universe, duty, righteous behavior
A universal eternal soul, cosmic energy. Present in everything
The individual self (soul spirit), spirit essence that is imm…
Hindu
Originally the Persian word for 'Indian' (those who live beyo…
Dharma
Law, truth, order of the universe, duty, righteous behavior
35 terms
World Religions: Hinduism
The Untouchables (Harijans)
The Vedas
Path of Desire
Path of Renunciation
God's people. Marginalized in a way, below poverty. Outside o…
Ancient scriptures. Worship songs/prayers/proverbs.
Path to enlightenment, able to have what we want. 2 footprint…
Looking beyond oneself. Rewards include. respect, gratitude,…
The Untouchables (Harijans)
God's people. Marginalized in a way, below poverty. Outside o…
The Vedas
Ancient scriptures. Worship songs/prayers/proverbs.
21 terms
World Religions (Buddhism and Hinduism)
Buddhism Diety
Buddhism Founder
Buddhism Approx. Date & Location
Buddhism Holy Book(s)
Therevada- no god, teachings of Buddha... Mahayana- polytheistic
Siddharta Gautama
India... 520 BCE
Poli Canon and Tripitaka
Buddhism Diety
Therevada- no god, teachings of Buddha... Mahayana- polytheistic
Buddhism Founder
Siddharta Gautama
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World Religions Hinduism
Founder/Origins
Nature of God
The Big Three/Hindu Trinity
Soteriology
3500 years ago in Indus Valley; believed to have developed fr…
Monism (ultimately everything is one, divisions are not real)…
Brahma (absolute, the World's creator, but many don't worship…
Purpose of life is to 1. overcome maya (illusion) and 2. obta…
Founder/Origins
3500 years ago in Indus Valley; believed to have developed fr…
Nature of God
Monism (ultimately everything is one, divisions are not real)…
63 terms
World Religions: Hinduism Basics
Rig Veda
moksha
kama
artha
A collection of 1,017 Saksrit hymns
liberation or release of the individual self, atman, from the…
pleasure, especially of sensual love. one of the four goals o…
material success and social prestige. one of the four goals o…
Rig Veda
A collection of 1,017 Saksrit hymns
moksha
liberation or release of the individual self, atman, from the…
111 terms
Hinduism Test World Religions *
A Hindu of the highest caste, most oft…
the spiritual life principle of the un…
the supernatural power wielded by gods…
(in Hinduism and Buddhism) the sum of…
Brahman
Atman
maya
karma
A Hindu of the highest caste, most oft…
Brahman
the spiritual life principle of the un…
Atman
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