Flashcards in Hinduism Deck (19)
Which religion is considered the oldest?
Was Hinduism a united religion before the British arrived?
no, it was made up of many local religions, customs, and traditions
What is the main Hindu sacred text called?
What does monotheist believe in?
What does polytheistic mean?
belief in many gods
What percent of India's population is Hindu?
Which religions are monotheist?
islam, christianity, judaism
Which religions are polytheistic?
Hinduism and Buddhism
This is considered to be ones morality or duty to the world and society
This states that each action good or bad will have an equal reaction whether good or bad
What does karma translate to mean?
This is the endless rebirth of the soul into a new body after death, whether human,animal, or deity
samsara or reincarnation
a persons karma determines their _______
Name the three most popular hindu deities
Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva
This is the term for a master teacher of the Hindu tradition
This is the festival of light, celebrated in the fall, families decorate their homes with strings of light
This is the festival of color that happens in the spring
This is set off every night of Diwali