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Religion of The World Review for Quiz #2Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and SikhismHinduism:Vedas: body of text brought by europeansUpanishads: textAtmanBrahman: idea of self & soul that everybody hasKarma: action; ‘every action has a reaction’SamsaraDharmaBhagavad Gitaavataravarna: brahman, kshatriya, vaishya, shudraBrahma, Vishnu, Shiva,Ganesh: most beloved of gods; invoked before big exams/projectsDeviDiwali/Deepavali: festical of lights, 5 daysNavaratriOmMoksha: liberationJainism:shramana movement: ‘world renouncing’, rejection of Hindu caste system, engage in meditationto attain moksha(liberation)JinasTirthankaras: ‘ford builders’, attained enlightenmentMahavira: not first but great tirthankaraDigambaras: ‘sky clad’, no clothing, don’t accept womenShwetambaras: ‘white clad’, simple white clothing, accept womenjivamahavratasahimsa: non-violence, monks go as far as to sweep where they walk with a broom so as to nothurt any lifeParyushana/Daslakshana: “to stay in one place”, 8 days of intensive fasting and worship
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