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The main holy books of Hinduism Vedas
Oldest known religion Hinduism
The first religious nation India
Place of worship in Hinduism Mandir
Supreme God of Hinduism Krishna
The Hindu cycle of birth, death and rebirth Karma
The law or way of life of Hinduism Dharma
The Hindu festival of lights Diwali
Hindu local religious leader Brahmin
God who creates life Brahma
God who preserves life Vishnu
God who destroys life so new life can be created Shiva
The elephant headed god who is the god of removing obstacles and good luck Ganesh
Sanskrit word meaning knowledge Veda

Hinduism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to achieve moksha, one must rid himself of _____ desire
creator god brahma
destroyer god who also gives life shiva
preserver and protector god of creation vishnu
where majority of hindus live india
nonviolence ahism
sacred expression in hindu worship aum
various physical forms in which a divine being may appear avatars
highest or priestly caste in traditional hindu societies brahmin
social class of people according to ancient hindu tradition caste
believing in and following religious traditions devout
person's duty in daily life dharma
teacher who offers spiritual wisdom and advice guru
images of holy figures icons
person's good and bad acts in life, which affect rebirth and moksha karma
hindu temple mandir
prayers mantras
relax one's mind and body using mental exercises meditate
release from the cycle of birth and rebirth moksha
sacred images, often pictures or statues of god and goddesses murtis
folktales about the gods and ancient heroes puranas
rebirth of a dead person's soul in a new body reincarnation
wheel of life samsara
16 rituals that mark important stages in a hindu's life samskaras
ancient, sacred language of hinduism sanskrit
branches of a religion sects
form of hindu meditation to become closer to spiritual existence yoga

Hinduism bingo

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Bingo Cards
Description

Holi
Temple or shrine
Sita
Vishnu
Shiva
Hindus
Vedas
Yoga
Karma
Prayer beads
Rama
Sanskrit
Maya
Moksha
Samsara
Puja
Brahma
Krishna
Ganesha
Dassehra
Shivarati
Diwali
Ring a bell
Statues

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Hinduism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hindu's social class hierarchy Caste System
India's first major religion Hinduism
Law, obligation, and duty Dharma
Brought religion (Vedas), social classes, and language to India Aryans
Ancient language of India Sanskrit
Religious scholars Brahmins
Rulers or warriors Kshatriyas
Farmers or merchants Vaishyas
Workers or peasants Shudras
People below the caste system Untouchables
Name of Hinduism's one supreme God Brahman
The type of religion they are (depends on number of Gods they believe in) Monotheistic
Sacred animal of Hinduism Cows
Based on how you live, determines what happens to your soul when you die Karma
Cycle of life, death, rebirth Samsara
cycle of rebirth Reincarnation
Holy Journeys Pilgrimages
Holy place in India, used to bathe in acts of devotion Ganges River
Type of meditation Yoga
Hindu monks Sannyasins

Caitlin Shupe's SE Asia Religion Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Buddhist heaven Nirvana
Founder of Buddhism Buddha
Highest spiritual state in Buddhist religion Enlightenment
Belief that the way you behaved in past lives affects your present life Karma
Arabic name of God Allah
Successor of Muhammad Caliph
Islamic prophet Muhammad
Hindu God of creation Brahma
Hinduism heaven Moksha
Belief in many gods Polytheism
Arabic submission to God Islam
Preserver in the Hindu Trinity Vishnu
Destroyer in the Hindu Trinity Shiva
Reincarnation of Krishnu Krishna
Hindu god of wisdom and learning Ganesh

Deities of Hinduism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Remover of all Obstacles Ganesha
7th Avatar of Vishnu Rama
The first three Gods are part of the Hindu ________ Trimurti
The Creator of all Life Brahma
Goddess of Learning and Arts Saraswati
Protector of the Universe Vishnu
Known as the ferocious form of Parvati Kali
The Path of Devotion: ________ Yoga Bhakti
The most human of all Gods Krishna
The Lotus Goddess Lakshmi
The Destroyer and Restorer of the Universe Shiva
Comes from Sanskrit meaning "invincible" Durga

Hinduism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The protector of earth vishnu
One of the oldest religions ever hinduism
The beginning of a new year diwali
People who lived near the River Indus dravidians
Invaded the Dravidian land aryans
The act of worship puja
The river where the Dravidians lived indus
They are responsible for teaching the religion brahmin
The eternal law of the earth dharma
The creator God Brahma
The leader of the indian idependence campaign ganhdi
The teachers of hinduism guru
The spring festival of colours holi
The traditional Hindu temple in London mandir
Brahmins,priests,scholars and teachers varna

Hinduism Word Search

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Description

Reincarnation
Shiva
Vedas
Idol
Avatars
Dharma
Brahmana
Asuras
Gada
Padma
Smarta
Hari
Narayana
Trimurti
Hindu
Vishnu

hindu gods and goddesses Word Search

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Word Search
Description

agni
brahma
durga
ganesa
hanuman
indra
kali
kama
kartkeya
krishna
lakshmi
parvati
rama
shiva
sita
vishnu

HinduismBuddhism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Vedic god of fire Agni
Warrior form of Hindu Goddess on a lion/tiger Durga
Buddha who created a Pure Land Amitabha
Shakyamuni Buddha, born a prince, left his family, became awakened Siddhartha Gautama
Chariot driver in the Bhagavad Gita Krishna
Predominant form of Buddhism in SE Asia, "way of the elders" Theravada
Buddha that is coming in the future Maitreya
Hindu god associated with 10 avatars Vishnu
Predominant form of Buddhism in China and East Asia, "Great Vehicle" Mahayana
Warrior in the Bhagavad Gita Arjuna
Buddha, Dharma, Sangha are known as the Three Jewels
Tenzin Gyatso, religious and political leader of Tibet Dalai Lama
In Mahayana Buddhism a compassionate being who takes vow to help others attain nirvana Bodhisattva
Instead of a life of pleasure or a life of austerities, the Buddha taught this Middle Way
Ultimate Reality, God, described in the Upanishads as greater than the gods Brahman
Cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth Samsara
Terrifying form of Hindu Goddess, depicted iwth skulls, blood dripping from her mouth Kali
Sitting Meditation Zazen
Moral law of cause and effect, Sanskrit word for "action" Karma
Hindu god with head of an elephant Ganesha
Old Man, Sick Man, Corpse, Spiritual Seeker Four Sights
Goal of religion in Hinduism; escape from Samsara Moksha
Universal Self or Soul, identified with Brahman Atman
Name the authors of the Vedas called themselves Aryans
Avatar of Vishnu; exiled prince that battles an evil demon Rama

Hinduism Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Diwali
ganges
hindu new year
holi
karma
ladder of life
moksha
no beef
no founder
om
polytheistic
pujas
reincarnation
shiva
temple
varanasi
vedas