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Hinduism

Oldest of all major religions

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Braham

A god they claim to worship

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Brahma

The creator

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Vishnu

The preserver

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Shiva / siva

The destroyer

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Ganesha

Another important god in India today

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Dharma

Love in a virtuous life

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Artha

Gain wealth

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Karma

Find pleasure

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Moksha

Seek enlightenment

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Ultimate goal

Unite your soul with the eternal universal soul of Brahman

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Samsara

Reincarnation, cycle of rebirth

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Karma

How a person lives their life determines what form the person will take in the next life

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Good life

Higher place in caste

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Bad life

Lower place in caste

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Dharma

A persons duties

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Moksha

Oneness with Brahman/ one with good

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How to reach moksha

Meditation - mantras
Good karma
Yoga

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Where do Hindus worship

At home and in mandirs (temples)

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Guru

Spiritual teacher

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Pilgrimage

Journey to get closer to god

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Fire

Image of god

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Jainism

Major branch of Hinduism

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Four goals in life

Dharma
Artha
Karma
Moksha