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The vedic text that contains 1028 hymns to the devas is
Rig Veda
The vedic text in which we find the idea that the continuation of the cosmos is dependent upon the performance of sacrifice are the
brahmanas
The hindu text thta establishes a blueprint for Indian Society is the
Code of Manu
A Hindu Scripture that serves as a source for the Three Ways is
Bhagavad Gita
A Buddhist tests that contains narratives of the previous lives of the Buddha
Jataka
A buddhist scripture thta contains sermons or discourses of the Buddha is known as
Sutra
Buddhist texts in the Tripitika that contain a systematic presentation of doctrine belong to the category
abidharma
Buddhist and Hindu texts that contain secret rituals are known as
Tantra
The sayings of confucious were gathered in a work called
Analects
An ancient Chinese text that deals with divination is the
I Ching
The Western belief in one God who created the world can be characterized as dualism...TF
T
The word Hinduism does not derive from an Indian Language...TF
T
The word Veda means sacred knowledge...TF
T
The prophets of Israel and the Buddha both appeared during a period known as the Axial Age ....TF
True
In a Shaivite temple the central object of worship is the image of the Dancing Lord...TF
F
The word Buddha translated into English means The awakened one...TF
T
Theravada is one of the schools in Hinayana Buddhism..TF
True
Ch'an buddhism emphasizes the use of mediation for attaining enlighenment..TF
T
River on which Benares is located
Ganges
Indian emporer who sent Buddhist missionaries
Asoka
River of the first indian civilization
indus
Advainta Vedanta Philosopher
Shankara
Shakti of Shiva
Kali
Spiritual Leader of Tibetan Buddhists
Dalai Lama
Legendary founder of Taoism
Lao-tzu
Hindu New Year
Divali
Shiva in the Rig Veda
rudra
Founder of Buddhism
Gautama
The concept of actions and thier consequecnes in Hinduism and Buddhism is designated by the Sanskrit term
Karma
The Hindu and Buddhist concept of nonviolence is expressed through the Sanskrit term
ahimsa
The hindu and buddhist concept of exsistence as a cycle of birth, death, and rebirth is designated in Sanskrit as
Samsara
An indian religion that contains elements adopted from Hinduism and Islam is
Sikhism
The chinese virtue of respect for one's parents is known in English
filial piety