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World Religions

Aboriginies, Tribal Religions, Hinduism, Buddhism

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teachings
main focus of Theravada Buddhism
taboo
This principle dictates that certain things and activities are sacred and are set aside for only specific members of the group
Moksha
infinite being, awareness, and bliss
Three
There are _____paths to salvation in the Hindu religion
samsara
Buddhist, "wheel of rebirth"
living
Hinduism is one of the oldest "________" religions
Rig Veda
earliest sacred text in Hinduism
fire with fire
Vajrayana Buddhism fights _______by harnessing the energy of desire and turning it against itself
Dalai Lama
Leader of Tibetan Buddhists
Anicca
"impermanence"
4
number of souls that depart from one being at death (Lakota religion)
Saraswati
wife of Brahma
Bodhi
tree under which Gautama became enlightened
boys and girls
In the Aboriginal Religion, _______ undergo initiation rituals
mythic
Rituals are essential to recreating the______past of the Dreaming
Moksha
"liberation" or "release"
Kama
the goal of pleasure
Symbols
________ are filled with sacred power
Bindhi
cultural dot on a Hindu's forehead
death
A violation of taboo results in punishment, which can sometimes include______
unfulfilling
Artha eventually proves to be __________
All
____ landmarks have great significance
language and territory
Ancestors gave people these two things: _______________________
Spiritual essence
___________ of the ancestors live within each person
Four
There are ____goals in Hindu life
saint
arhat
perfect wisdom
Arhats have __________ and is free from the imprisonment of tanha
Pali
Buddhist dialect in which texts are written
Four
There are_____stages in Hindu life
sacred power
Rituals tap into ___________
ascetic
A sannyasin is a wandering _______ who has advanced to the fourth and highest stage of Hindu life
Bhagavad Gita
most popular sacred text in Hinduism
reincarnation
being born again in the afterlife
tribal and nonliterate
Primal religions tend to be the traditions of _________ and______peoples
Artha
the goal of material success and social power and prestige that accompany it
Dukka
"suffering"
Totemism
system of belief and ritual based on totem
Life
Ancestors gave the world shape and created various forms of _____
Physical activities
The Path of Works is for people who ________come easily to
Forest-dweller
stage in Hindu life that is marked by the birth of the first grandchild in which the man retreats into the forest to separate from worldly bonds
disease
second passing sight
Physician
Buddha is often called this, tending to his patients
numerous and unlimited
paths to moksha are _________________
outward
The path of devotion directs spiritual energy ________
Samsara
Hindu doctrine that means "wheel of rebirth"
Shudra
servant laborer caste in Hinduism
False
All people can visit the sacred sites
Ritual Practicioners
people of the Yoruba religion that practice rituals
Four
sacred number of Lakota religion
chief, head of the household, priests
three groups of people who are considered ritual practicioners
Brahmin
caste of priests in Hinduism
India
Hinduism is the dominant religion here
bullroarer
A sacred instrument that recreates the sound of the deities and was taboo for women to use
Siddhartha Gautama
the man who became the Buddha
Rituals
_______ re-enact the mythical events of the Dreaming
Nature and unborn
This is where three of the four souls that depart a being at death go
Sannyasin
stage of life in Hinduism when the forest-dweller has developed a sense of readiness to return to society, but remains detached from normal attractions and distractions of social life
Vajrayana
"Vehicle of the Diamond"
Esu
trickster figure of the Yoruba religion
warrior
Siddhartha belonged to this caste
Karma
law of nature that determines the life form into which the soul is born
Ancestors
People who are believed to have roamed the earth before the modern generation; left behind symbols of their presence
Dharma
Kama is to be embraced by whosoever desires it, as long as they stay within limits of _____
reality
The supernatural, humans, and nature are the three elements of______
sangha
community of Buddhists
Sati
Hindu practice in which a widowed wife is burned
Orisa
less powerful deities of the Yoruba religion; messengers between humans and Olorun
China, Korea, Japan
Mahayana Buddhism is prevalent in _______________________
Knowledge
for the philisophical; requires followers to devote a great deal of time to learning and meditation
Sari
garment worn in Hinduism that can be wrapped in many different ways
Rama
hero in "Ramayana"
old age
first passing sight
initiation
_________ is a symbolic death of childhood and spiritual rebirth
Ife
center of the Yoruba religion
The Dreaming
foundation of the Aborigine people
Munji
Hindu initiation ceremony for young boys
Inktomi
trickster figure of the Lakota religion
Lakota
believe that Wakantanka is divided into 16 deites
mendicant
fourth passing sight
bodily mutilation
main part of the Sun Dance in the Lakota religion
Works
This path is for active people engaged in day-to-day tasks of earning a living and raising a family
Matriarchal
This is the type of society of the Lakotas
yoga
used in Hinduism to free the eternal self from bondage by stripping away the many levels of personhood
Middle way
central Buddhist doctrine
blowing out
the literal meaning of nirvana
Tibet
Vajrayana Buddhism is prevalent in _________________
wisdom
bodhi means this
totem
Humans become the living representation of their ancestor. This relationship is symbolized by a_____
Diviners
people of the Yoruba religion that are believed to be able to tell the future
limited
Living in perfect harmony with dharma has _____ joy
Great Going Forth
Gautama left his home to pursue spiritual enlightenment...journey is called this
Wakantanka
meaning "most sacred"; "Great Spirt" of the Lakota religion, 16 separate dieties
Ignorance
The path of knowledge emphasizes the attainment of knowledge over ______.
salvation
Moksha is the Hindu term for _________
Brahma
creator god of Hindu religion
Kshatriya
warrior & administrator caste in Hinduism
Mahayana
"The Great Vehicle"
Devotion
Path for the emotional, attachment comes naturally
Vishnu
preserver god of Hindu religion
balance and harmony
Aborigines seek relationships of______________ between the three elements of reality
death
third passing sight
passing sights
When gautama ventured out into the countryside, he witnessed four of these
Lakshmi
wife of Vishu
Student
stage of life in Hinduism in which one studies the Vedas; lasts until marriage
sacred site
Every ___________ has a corresponding ritual
Vision Quest
practice of the Lakota people used to prepare for war, cure illness, and aid in hunting
Brahman
essence of Hinduism that contains all forms of reality
lodge
The major part of the Sun dance is constructing the ________
Tibet
Homeland of Siddhartha Gautama
Avatar
incarnation of a diety, generally of Vishnu, who is sent to earth to accomplish a divine purpose
trickster
term for a deity or figure with a dual nature, able to do good or evil
Sri Lanka, Mynnamar, Thailand, Kampuchea
Theravada Buddhism is prevalent in __________________________
Dharma
ethic duty in Hinduism based on the divine order of reality
Shiva
destroyer god of Hindu religions
Olorun
Supreme god of the Yoruba religion
Ifa
diety whom all Yoruba pray to for guidance in times of trouble
Axis Mundi
"center of the universe"; connecting element between the Earth and the Heavens in the Lakota religion
Sweat lodge
first part of the Vision Quest of the Lakota religion
Vaishya
producer caste in Hinduism
cyclical
Hindus and Buddhists both regard to time as _______
tribes
Ancestors organized people into ______
anatta
"no self"
awakened one
buddha means this
Pooja
Hindu prayer performed in/near water
doctor
another name for mendicant
nirvana
state of eternal bliss, salvation
Krishna
hero in "Mahabharata"
Olorun, orisa, ancestors
these three groups of beings inhabited the Heaven of the Yoruba religion
Parvati
wife of Shiva
Household/village rituals, cow veneration, holy places
three aspects of hindu devotional life
Householder
stage in Hindu life where the worldly tasks of career and family are central
Veda Math Formulas
used to show how there are many different ways to approach Hinduism
Orisa-nla
Believed by the Yoruba to have created the world
Tanha
Desire, thirst, craving
age and gender
_____ determine allowance of participation in rituals
Supreme Being
represented by the Axis Mundi
Ancestors, gods, and humans
The Yoruba wanted to maintain a balance between these three groups
Sun Dance
preparation of the Lakota tribe for buffalo hunt
Dharma
teachings of Buddha
noble eightfold path
solution to suffering
Primal Religions
first religions; provided basis for all modern religious groups
Heaven and Earth
two parts of Yoruba reality
Ten Commandments
The 5 Precepts of Buddhism are similar to these
Aborigine
Primal religion native to Australia
Theravada
"way of the elders"

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