Religions of Asia Test 1

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Hinduism Religions of Asia Test 1
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  1. when was the Axial Age
    1500 bc - 1000 bc
  2. rishis
    sages who heard the voice of the eternal
  3. shruti
    revealed (or heard),
  4. durga
    god, arms
  5. shiva
    • dancing god
    • creation/destruction
  6. Brama
    god, copy of vedas
  7. arjuna
    • leads the pandavas
    • self control, spiritual
  8. Brahman
    ultimate reality the soul seeks
  9. Maya
    illusion or delusion
  10. dharma
    duty
  11. samsara
    cycle
  12. moksha
    release from samsara (cycle)
  13. Brahmanas
    book detailing priests how to perform sacrifices
  14. Tilaka
    mark b/w eyes
  15. suttee
    ritual of burning widow w/ husband
  16. types of yoga
    • bhakti
    • karma
    • jnana
    • raja
  17. bhakti yoga
    devotion
  18. karma yoga
    works
  19. jnana yoga
    knowledge
  20. raja yoga
    discipline
  21. Brahmins
    preists
  22. kshatriyas
    nobility and administrative
  23. vaishyas
    economic specialties
  24. shudras
    manual laborers
  25. dalits
    untouchables/outcasts
  26. Tirthankara
    • Jainism
    • unique person who becomes a role model
  27. Digambaras
    • jainism
    • ppl who practice it very strictly (monks)
    • no clothes
  28. shvetambaras
    • jainism
    • lay practicers, still lead real lives
  29. sallekhana
    • jainism
    • noble death by fasting
  30. jiva
    • jainĀ 
    • soul
  31. jina
    • jainism
    • one who is conquered (attachment to the world)
  32. karma in jainism
    karma is in every action in jainism
  33. 6 ethical pillars of jainism
    • ahimsa - non violence
    • aparigraha - non-possessiveness
    • satya - truth
    • asteya - non-stealing
    • anekantvad - blind man/elephant
    • brahmacharya - celibacy/monogamy
  34. ahimsa
    non violence
  35. aparigraha
    non-possessiveness
  36. anekantvad
    blind man/elephant
  37. brahmacharya
    celibacy/monogamy
  38. who is rama
    • vishnu avatar
    • chosen to be king by dad Dasharatha, then goes into seclusion. slays deamon.
    • wife = Sita
    • brother Bharata agrees to rule as rama would
  39. Kierkegaard's stages related to Drona (19th c existential theologian)
    • aesthetic (superficial appearences)
    • ethical (commitment to more than myself)
    • religious (atman/brahman, relationship to god) leap of faith
  40. why didn't arjuna want to fight?
    • doesn't want to kill fan
    • couldn't enjoy what he'd win
    • destroy family -> social problems
  41. smiriti
    what is remembered
  42. in Bhagavad gita, what 2 families are at war?
    • kurus (Durodyna)
    • pandavas (arjuna)
  43. Bichitrabirya
    divine ego
  44. divine ego, blind desire
    ambika, dhritarshtra, gandhari, durodyna, krus
  45. divine ego self control
    ambalika, pandu, arjuna, pandavas
  46. satya
    truth
  47. graha
    force
  48. ahimsa
    nonviolence/non-force
  49. Brahman
    the unknowable, all encompassing, vast, infinite
  50. atman
    self
  51. where did hinduism start
    Harappa
  52. caste system
    • brahmin (priest)
    • ksatriya (admin)
    • vaishya (merchant)
    • shudra (laborers)
    • outcastes
  53. Brahma
    god with 4 heads
  54. shiva
    • snakes around neck
    • trident
    • ganges flowing from head
  55. vishnu
    blue skin
  56. Upanishads
    • end of the vedas
    • truth seeking

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