World Religions

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World Religions
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  1. how many followers
    935,000,000
  2. worlds religions by number
    • christianity
    • islam
    • hinduism (third)
    • buddhism
    • sikhism
    • judaiusm
    • bahai
    • confucionism
    • jainism
  3. Hindi is the world's ___ most widely spoken language
    2nd
  4. How many
    366 million
  5. goddess of wisdom, education and the arts
    Saraswati
  6. the elephant god
    ganesha
  7. how many hindu gods and goddesses
    330,000,000
  8. who is the preserver
    vishnu
  9. who is the creator
    brahma
  10. who is the destroyer
    shiva
  11. what are some examples of reduced rights for women
    • prearranged marriage
    • girl infanticide
    • sati
  12. What is sati
    Widow burning
  13. What is the eternal essent of reality and source of the universe which is beyond human perception
    Brahman
  14. what is the eternal self, reincarnated from one body to the next
    Atman
  15. what is the wheel of rebirth (reincarnation)
    Samsara
  16. what is the moral law of cause and effect
    karma
  17. what is one's ethical duty
    dharma
  18. what is the final liberation from the individual self and the cycle of samsara
    moksha
  19. What are the ancient philosophical texts called?
    Upanishads
  20. What are they ancient philosophical texts?
    Bhagavad Gita and Rig Veda
  21. What established the rules of the caste system
    Book of Manu - which told them who they could marry and what they could eat
  22. What are the four castes
    • Brahmin - priests
    • Kshatriya - military, government
    • vaishya - shopkeepers, farmers, artisans
    • Shudra - servants, laborers
    • dalit, harijan, untouchables
  23. What are the four stages of life
    • student
    • householder
    • forest dweller
    • wandering ascetic
  24. What are the four goals of life
    • kama - sensual pleasure
    • artha - material success
    • dharma - ethical duty
    • moksha - liberation
  25. What are the three paths to liberation
    • karma marga - path of acts
    • jnaba marga - pathe of knowledge/learning
    • bhakti marga - path of devotion to gods and goddesses
  26. What are the paths of knowledge
    • Vedanta - brahman
    • Maya - cosmic illusion
    • Sankhya - matter and atman
    • yoga - free one's self from personhoood
  27. What is a trancelike state in yoga called
    samadhi
  28. what are living incarnations of deities
    avatar
  29. When was Mohandas Ghandi alive
    from 1869-1948
  30. what was Mohandas Ghandi also called
    Mahatma
  31. Mahatman means .....
    Great Soul
  32. What was the partition
    whem pakistan was created
  33. when was pakistan created
    1947
  34. When was Bangladesh created
    1971 out of e pakistan
  35. What is Hindu's nationalist group called
    RSS
  36. What are two recent branches of Hindo
    Hare Krishna and Vendanta Society

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