Rel mix 1

In mircea elide�s classification, the � phenomenology� of religion,
refers specifically to the _____ aspects of religion

Sacred

� religious ideas... are illusions, fulfillment�s of the oldest,
strongest and most urgent wished of mankind�

Sigmund freud

A polytheistic religion is one that believes

That there are many gods and goddesses

Agnosticism is best define as

The believe that if there is anything beyond this life, it is
impossible for humans to know it

� religion is the sign of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of a
heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium
of the people

Karl Marx

Definition of monotheism

A belief in one god

Which of the following statements reflect the views of sociologist
Emile Durkheim

Religion is the glue that holds society together

A cosmogony is a type of story that

Explains how the present world order came to be

Religious rituals may involve

All answers

Dharma

The teachings of the Buddha

Anatta

Belief that there is no permanent self or soul

Dukkha

Suffering

Nirvana

Egoless state of bliss

The power of the famine aspect of the divine is known as

Sakti

The belief that the soul leaves the dead body and enters a new one is called

Reincarnation

The Hindu term for action and the consequences of action is

Karma

Visual contact with the deity is known as

Darshan

Barhmins

Priests

Kshatriyas

Rulers and warriors

Vishyas

Farmers and merchants

Shudras

Manual laborers

Which of the following is the term by which Hindus refer to their religion

Santana dharma

The Bhagwan-Gita is

Krishna�s instruction to Arjuna on the art of self-transcendence

The poetic narrative epic depicting the struggle of Rama is known as

The Ramayana

The philosophy of Johanna�s Gandhi is best describe as

Non-violence

In Hinduism, what is the term that refers to the state in which the
human mind is completely absorbed in god

Samadhi

The principle of non-injury to life is extremely important in
Jainism. This principle is known as

Ahimsa

The historical founder of Jainism was

Mahavira

The scriptures of Jainism are called

Agama

According to Jain beliefs, the world is made up to two substances,
ajiva and jiva. What are these two substances

Jiva is soul and ajiva is matter

Jainism recognizes 24 teachers who, through their teachings, were
bridge-builders between this life and nirvana. These bridge or
crossing builders are known as

Tirthankaras

Includes Zen, niche red and pure land Buddhism

Mahayana

A limited canon known as the Tripitaka

Theravada

The term � bodhisattva� is restricted to refer to the Buddha (
siddhartha) in his previous lies

Theravada

Teachers the doctrine of the three bodies or aspects of the Buddha

Mahayana

The sangha plays a dominant role

Theravada

Sunyata ( emptiness)

Mahayana

The branch of Buddhism that is dominant in china and japan

Mahayana

The dominant form of Buddhism in Southeast Asia.

Theravada

The � way of the elders�

Theravada

In this branch of Buddhism, bodhisattva refers to anyone who seeks
enlightenment for the sake of others

Mahayana