hinduism - them M. Many gods (polytheism)-Gods are forms of...

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The Beliefs of Hinduism: K.A.R.M.A. Hinduism K. Karma : reincarnation based on behavior “Good Karma” = go UP caste system in next life “Bad Karma” = go DOWN caste system in next life A. All Hindus live in India’s caste system: strict classes untouchable children often have limited opportunities in the caste system Hindu castes (classes) “untouchables” are also known as “outcasts” R. Reincarnation: rebirth based on karma -All living things have part of the same universal spirit in
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Unformatted text preview: them M. Many gods (polytheism)-Gods are forms of the same universal spirit-stories of Gods in Vedas (holy writings) A. All Hindus want to end reincarnation Once you get to the top and get good Karma you get to live with the gods--no more reincarnation-good enough Karma = become 1 with universal spirit Reflection: How is Hinduism different from or similar to the other religions weve discussed?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course HISTORY US History taught by Professor Bevington during the Spring '09 term at Franklin Pierce.

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