hum_130_appendix_e[1] - Axia College Material Appendix E...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Hindu Terms Map Word What is your personal understanding of each of these terms? After reading the text, how would you redefine each of them? What differences did you find between the popular usage and actual definitions? Karma What you do in life comes back to you ten folds, being good or bad. Karma is the law of moral causation. The theory of Karma is a fundamental doctrine in Buddhism. This belief was prevalent in India before the advent of the Buddha. Nevertheless, it was the Buddha who explained and formulated this doctrine in the complete form in which we have it today. Not much difference everyone has actions for what they do. Reincarnatio n The death and rebirth of the same individual. that the soul leaves the dead body and enters a new one. One takes birth again and again in countless bodies—perhaps as an animal or some other life form—but the self remains the same. Birth as a human being is a precious and
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course MATH gr56 taught by Professor Mrr during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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