27 Matching questions
- Imminent Monism
- Unity in Diversity
- Upanishads/ Vednata
- Self/ subject
- Rita (naturalistic)
- Rig Veda
- Liberation/ enlightenment
- 10 basic characteristics of Indian philosophy
- Transcendent Monotheism
- Naturalistic Polytheism
- Truth in experience
- Different views of religion conveyed in the vedas
- Self Discpiline
- Self Knowledge
- a This is a release from ego, karma, and suffering
- b A god that creates the world but is also not a part of the world. Prajapati and Visva.
- c The goal of this is to not only withstand temptations, but to completely eradicate the desire for the temptation
- d Vital in mastering self discipline. Meditate to understand your self better
- e Father God, all created beings are his children
- f 1.suffering
7.unity in diversity
9. Truth in experience
- g God of fire, can be creative or destructive.
- h Describe how to carry out rituals, creations of the ancient priests
- i Physical and mental suffering caused by unfulfilled desires. Early thinkers wanted to understand the cause and uproot it.
- j The cosmic order of things. Not a god but keeps the order within the gods. Associated with karma
- k 1. Naturalistic Polytheism (earlier vedas)
2. Transcendent Monotheism (Earlier vedas)
3. Imminent Monism
- l Cause of suffering. Two ways to overcome: satisfy all desires, or limit the desires.
- m God of thunder and lightning, symbolizes strength and courage. Defeats the cosmic forces of chaos and darkness.
- n Is the basic sacred literature of Hinduism. Earliest of religious documents. Variety of views of religion conveyed
- o A collection of 4 verses:
4. Upanishads / Vednata
- p Power of nature was associated with the general Gods (4 elements of nature). Others were more specific: Agni, Varuna, Indra.
- q The connection between cause and effect. determine your future with your present actions
- r Karma, responsible for everything. interacts with polytheistic Gods and instructs them.
- s despite different religions, it is believed that all are searching to define the same thing. Sanata Dharma - eternal law.
- t Ultimate truths cannot be taught but only learned through experience
- u God of sky, has the power of being omniscient and is able to observe everything. Associated with righteousness
- v The entire universe is essentially and fundamentally one. No distinction between creator and creation. Cannot be conveyed in language because that involves contrast and that would imply distinctions.
- w (Samhitas plr) Hymns or religious songs, the creations of ancient poets
- x a focus on self or subject needs to be overcome to lessen suffering. release from ego diminishes suffering
- y In Hindu traditions it generally means law, duty, or virtue. In Buddhism it is the teachings of the Buddha
- z Texts for the people who went off by themselves and left society.
- aa End of the vedas, allegedly they are the height of the vedas, using more philosophical thought