Welcome to StudyStack, where users create FlashCards and share them with others. Click on the large flashcard to flip it over. Then click the green, red, or yellow box to move the current card to that box. Below the flashcards are blue buttons for other activities that you can try to study the same information.
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Hinduism terms

Ascetic one who renounces physical pleasures and worldly attachments for the sake of spiritual advancement.
Atman the eternal self or soul of an individual.
Brahman the highest of the four classes of the caste system, made up of priests.
Avatar an incarnation, or living embodiment, of a deity, usually vishnu, who is sent to earth to accomplish a diving purpose
Rig Veda A collection of 1,017 Sanskrit hymns composed about 1500 B.C or earlier; Hinduism's oldest sacred text.
Maya Cosmic illusion brought about by divine creative power
Caste System Traditional division of Hindu society into various categories; brahmin, kshatriya, vaishya, and shudra each class contains numerous subgroups, resulting in more than three thousand categoreies.
Four Goals of Life Sensual pleasure, Material Success, Harmony with Dharma, The bliss of Moksha.
Karma The moral law of cause and effect of actions
Dharma Ethical duty base on the divine order of reality
Moksha Liberation or release of the individual self
Monism The doctrine that reality is ultimately made up of only one essence
Upanishads a collection of over two hundred texts composed between 900 and 200 B.C.
Samsara Wheel of Rebirth.
Three Paths of Liberation To be active, To gain knowledge, and to experience emotional attacmhent.
Four Stages of Life 1st- Student, 2nd- pursuing a career and raising a family. 3rd- birth of the first grandchild, forest dweller stage. 4th- wandering ascetic. stage for forest dwellers ready to return to society.

bad sites Copyright ©2001-2015  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.