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This country is the origin of Hinduism
What is India?
100
Hinduism is dominant in this landlocked Himalayan country.
Where is Nepal?
100
He is the preserver of the universe.
Who is Vishnu?
100
Indian philosophy that studies knowledge and truth Uses special body positions and slow breathing to concentrate
What are yoga?
100
This is the festival of lights.
What is Diwali?
200
Hinduism is this old
What is 4,000 years old?
200
What is the capital of India called?
What is New Delhi?
200
He is the destroyer of the world.
Who is Shiva?
200
If you you believe in multiple gods you practice this.
What is polytheistic?
200
Ayurveda medicine believes that you get sick when . . .
when your mind, spirit, and body are out of balance
300
Who is the founder of Hindu?
There is no founder.
300
This river is considered the most holy in India?
What is the Ganges River?
300
There are how many main deities?
3 but they can take many different forms and are called many different things.
300
Hindus believe in this life cycle of creatures.
What is reincaration or Samsura?
300
A person who takes a long trip to a religious place to play honor to their god(s)
What is pilgrimage?
400
This form of writing is the language of Hindu texts.
What is sanskrit?
400
In India, people are born into a certain group that has been given a certain rank in society, it is called the _____________________ system.
Caste system.
400
This is the deity that is the creator of the Earth.
Who is Brahma?
400
One who reached this truth is released from the hardship of reincarnation.
What is moksha?
400
These are holy people in Hinduism.
Who is Sadhus?
500
These texts form the base of Hindu beliefs.
What are the Four Vedas?
500
In order from highest to lowest please write the caste system.
Brahmin : priests Kshatriya: warriors and administrators Vaistrya: farmers, merchants, teachers, artisans Sudras: servants ,laborers Untouchables (For test you do not need to know the Hindu name for anything but the top class)
500
According to Hindu tradition, this is the name for the supreme power or divine force.
What is the Brahman?
500
The belief that your actions will come back to haunt you.
What is kharma?
500
Hindus especially revere these animals. They would not eat them.
What are cows?
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