Mackey Hinduism

what is the goal of hinduism

to free oneself from ignorance, confusion of identity and entanglements

how many aspects of god do hinus believe in

330,000,000

how many hindus are in the world

1,666,079,217

how many indians are there in the US

750,000

who wrote the Verdas and what are they

the Verdas were written by the Aryans and they are sets of hymns to give knowege given from god.

Hindu scriptures that pointed Hinduism in the direction of monotheism

The Upanishads

what is Karma

What goes around Comes around

the idea that the soul is reborn after death

reincarnation

the achievement of peace wisdom and strength results in this

liberation

A person that leads a person on a spiritual journy and shows them where to go

a Guru

what is a person on a spiritual journy

a Sadhu

a form of physical and mental self disiplineto acheave liberation

yoga

the song of the lord that talks about the love of Vishnu

the Bagavad Gita

what makes hinduism different from other religions in india

it adopts new ideas

who is the religious figure that taught that all relogions are paths that lead to god

Rama Krishna

what are effects of hinduism in everyday life in india

many protected animals

what is the worst thing a hindu can have

greed

what are your dutys called

Dharma

Freedom from ignorance, confusion of identity

Moksha

the holiest river

the ganges

what is a visible sighn of reincarnation

cremation

a chant

mantra

the hindu holy symbol

Om

Brahman

the many aspects of god

the creator aspect of Brahman

brahma

the preserver aspect of god

Vishnu

the destroyer and creator aspects of god

Shiva

a religious service

Pujaa

the Priest

Pujaari

the food donated to the service that is later shared

prassaad

an earthy aspect of a god used to focus on an aspect of Braman

Avatar

where a person is born in this is dependent on their Karma

Varnu or Caste

a subdivision of the larger caste

Jati or subcaste

the cast made up of priests and intelectuals

Brahmin

the caste of farmers and merchents

Kshatriya

herders farmers and merchents

Vaishya

the fourth caste of manual laborors

Shudra

the very lowest level of the caste system

Untouchables

Children of god

Harijans

red pwder that is rubbed on the forehead

Tilak

the triumph of good over evil

Dussehra

the festival of lights

Divali

the celebration of spring

Holi

the symbol of Shivas Role of giver of life

Lingam

Holiest of holy cows

Zebu

the remover of obsticals that looks like it has head of an elephent

Ganesa

list one major belief of hinduism and give three details to explain it and give three viible effects of that belief and how that belief is connected to those visible effects

more then one aspect of god: explanations: brama, braomman, Vishnew and Shiva......Visible effects: Dietys (Genesha), Muruty (Krishna), the Vedas that have talks talk about the gods and their myths

statue or picture that you are supposed to focus on

Murti