Flashcards in Rise of Asian Religions Deck (12)
founded in 5th century BC by Siddhartha Gautama; various teachings that would guide one to experience reality, ease suffering, rid selfishness, and reach a state of moksha
considered the world's oldest practiced religion traced to the ancient Vedic civilization; contains many diverse beliefs and traditions, one of which is reincarnation
literally "to cease blowing" or state of freedom from the physical world; a state of happiness
The religion of ____ has its basis in the Vedic religions.
One of the basic ideas of Hinduism is the belief in _____.
What is karma?
Karma is a force that is shaped by the sum total of a person's actions.
In Hinduism, the state of being united with Brahman and no longer being reincarnated is called ____.
According to Hinduism, what is the Brahman?
The Brahman is the "world soul" and the source of the material universe.
Who was called Buddha?
How is "right" defined in Buddhism?
that which is selfless or other-oriented
What is the state of happiness and enlightenment in Buddhism?