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sacred laws, duties, ideas of truth, and ethics. Power that upholds the universe. equivalent to the word religion.
Indo-European people originating in the Caucasus Mountain area. also means "noble"
literart heritage of the Aryans (Hindus). collection fo ritual and philosophical texts.
the Hindu equivalent to the Christian bible
Basis for all reality adn existence. caused the universe and all beings to emanate from itself
The creator, from his 4 heads came the vedas
the Preserver. the universal god, whenever mankind needs help, he appears on the earth as an avatar
the destroyer, represents power. demon slayer, male symbol of fertility
means liberation, spiritual freedom from bondage of the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth
How can you achieve Moksha
- non-attachment and spiritual knowledge
- good deeds without selfish gain
- devotion towards a chosen diety
the law of cause and effect
What are the 4 classes of the caste system?