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Hinduism & other terminology
A principle or belief or a group of them held authoritatively
a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature and purpose of the universe, generally derived from one's culture and which directly informs one's moral responsibilities
belief in one god
belief in many gods
belief in god as a transcendent reality; god as nature; many expressions of the same universal nature of god
belief in the existence of god through reason; god as a non-personal creator that is indifferent to humanity
belief that there is no god whatsoever and the concept of a God(s) is simply a construct of our imagination in a place as a coping mechanism or matter of culture.
belief that the existence of God is questionable that, at that this point cannot be answered with any certainty and so the position on the matter ought to be one of ignorance.
doctrine concerning final matters such as death, afterlife, rebirth, etc
liberation from finite being and experience
God within; God/omniscient self (Atman-Brahman)
God as all-pervading oneness (pantheistic notion)
method of training designed to lead to integration/union with God
mind absorbed into God; synthesis with God
abstract, essential diving nature of God
form a yoga - intellectual, knowledge based practice and habit forming through reason
form of yoga - devotion, love adoration of a personified aspect of Brahman to aid in revelation
form of yoga - work, cause and effect, action based that can be practiced as jnana or bhakti
form of yoga - royal path, psycho-physical exercises provide the path to reintegration.
the moral law of cause and effect