Type
Crossword
Description

The main language of Ancient India Sanskrit
Also known as "the Buddha," Buddhism is founded on his teachings Siddhartha Gautama
Deep continued thought that focuses the mind on spiritual ideas Meditation
The division of Indian society into groups based on birth or occupation Caste System
People who work to spread their religious beliefs. Missionaries
The main religion of India Hinduism
In Buddhism, a state of perfect peace Nirvana
A Hindu and Buddhist belief that souls are born and reborn many times Reincarnation
In Buddhism and Hinduism, the effects that good or bad actions have/ on a person's soul Karma
The God that created the universe and everything in it Brahman
A religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
The preserver Vishnu
The destroyer Shiva
The creator Brahma
The nickname for Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A religion originated in India. It is based off of buddhas teachings, it is a path to enlightenment. Buddhism
Indias most major religion, it is characterized by the belief in reincarnation and many different gods. Hinduism
The cycle of death and rebirth. Samsara
An ancient language spoken in India. Sanskrit
A state of peace, happiness, and enlightenment. Nirvana
Someone who lives in extreme poverty, and meditates in hopes of reaching enlightenment. Ascetic
simple, holy men Monk
The belief of being reborn after one dies Reincarnation
A system that separates peoples social class in ancient India. Caste System
A tall pillar advertising something the king has said. Edict
A journey to a sacred place or shrine. Pilgrimage
A large text consisting of old sanskrit literature and hinduism scriptures. Vedas
A community of people, especially monks, who are all led by a religion. Monestaries
The holy and sacred power that is the sustainer of the universe. Brahman
An individual duty fulfilled by good behavior and then rewarded by being reborn into a good life. Dharma

Ancient India Crossword

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Description

Prince Siddhartha became the ________ when he was 35. Buddha
An Ideal state of happiness and peace Nirvana
Hindu mathematitians were the first to consider this as a number zero
The basis of Buddhism; tells how to end suffering FourNobleTruths
One who gives up worldy pleasures ascetic
Ruler of the Mauryan Empire from 322 to 187 B.C.E. Ashoka
________ displayed commands around the Mauryan Empire. Edicts
The Empire ruled by King Ashoka Mauryan
The mountain range located along India's border Himalaya
An ancient Indian language used to write the Hindu vedas Sanskrit
Hindu name for a force that is greather then all other deities Brahman
The cycle of birth, death, and rebirth Samsara
A time of great prosperity and achievement GoldenAge
The Gupta Empire was divided into _______ that were ruled by royal governors provinces
India is a _______ of Asia subcontinent
An early religion brought to India by the Aryans Hinduism
Created to encourage trade in the Gupta Empire roads
Queen _______ gave birth to Prince Siddhartha Maya

Ancient India & China Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A large area of land isolated from the rest of a continent by geographic features subcontinent
A seasonal wind monsoon
A place for storing grain granary
A forklike structure citadel
A warrior and herder from central Asia who migrated to India beginning in about 1500 B.C. Aryan
A language of India first spoken by the ancient Aryans Sanskrit
Writings that form the foundation of ancient civilizations of India and that are some of the oldest writings in the world Vedas
A group of people in a particular social class caste
A religion that developed from the Arayans' religious beliefs of Brahmanism and the beliefs of the ancient people of India Hinduism
The belief that souls are reborn into other beings after death reincarnation
A religious duty dharma
Actions that determine the caste into which a person will be reborn karma
A religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who became known as the buddha Buddhism
To concentrate so deeply that the mind becomes clear and calm meditate
The complete understanding of truth enlightenment
In Buddhism, the highest state of the human mind, free from the desires that lead to human suffering and ignorance nirvana
A man who devotes his life to studying and teaching religious beliefs monk
A point at which a sudden change occurs turningpoint
A person who takes his/hers religious ideas to other parts of the world missionary
Relating to beauty aesthetic
The science and technology of metals metallurgy
A numeral in a system of mathematics based on the nine numerals and a zero Hindu-Arabicnumeral

Hindusim & buddhism crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

what animal is most sacred in the hindu religion cow
what does the word "buddha" mean Enlightened One
which religion was india's first major religion Hinduism
where do they prey temples
what was buddhism based on teachings
how did prince Siddhartha become the Buddha Enlightenment
whats a buddhist begging bowl used for alms
what does nirvana mean peace
what does Brahma create universe
the deitys extra arm are a symbol of what strength
what do buddhist do to calm down meditate
what do hindduist do to calm down yoga
whos the Destroyer of the universe in hindusim shiva
in hinduism what does dharma mean law
dharma in buddhism means what truth

World Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The major religion of India Hinduism
Founder of Buddism Siddhartha Guatama
The holy book for Judaism Torah
Holy book of Christianity Bible
Holy book of Islam Quran
Began in Palistine around 2000 BC Judaism
Prophet of Islam Muhammad
Many Gods Polytheistic
One God Monotheism
Belief Jesus is the son of God Christianity
Belief in Islam FivePillars
To be reborn reincarnation
Eightfold Path to Enlightenment is found in this religion Buddhism
Four Noble ____________ Truths
A social class system found in India Castesystem

Buddhism and Hinduism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is the section of the Vedas that answer mystical questions related to Hinduism? Upanishads
What is the "essential self" called? Atman
Rebirth of the soul in another bodily form Reincarnation
All the actions in ones life that affect their fate in the next life Karma
Religous and moral duties as an individual Dharma
A key principle of Hinduism meaning non-violence Ashima
Social groups in which people are born Castes
The founder of Buddhism, the Buddha Siddhartha Guatama
Final goal for Buddhists, union with the universe Nirvana
Spiritual force that everything is a part of Brahman
Union with Brahman Moksha
Lowest caste, considered heavily polluted Untouchables
The books in which sacred Hindu teaching are recorded Vedas
Type of Buddhism that is practiced through a life of hard spiritual work Theravada
Type of Buddhism that is easier for everyday people to practice Mahayana

Ancient India Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Prince Siddhartha became the ________ when he was 35. Buddha
An ideal state of happiness and peace Nirvana
Hindu mathematitians were the first to consider this a number zero
The basis of Buddhism; tells how to end suffering FourNobleTruths
One who gives up worldly pleasures Ascetic
Ruler of the Mauryan Empire from 322 to 187 B.C.E. Ashoka
Displayed laws around the Mauryan Empire Edicts
The _______ Empire was ruled by King Ashoka Mauryan
The ______ Mountains are located along India's border Himalaya
An ancient Indian language used to write the Hindu vedas Sanskrit
Hindu name for a force that is greater than all other deities Brahman
The cycle of birth, death, and rebirth Samsara
A time of great prosperity and achievement GoldenAge
India is a ______ of Asia Subcontinent
First ruler of the Gupta Empire Chandragupta
An early religion brought to India by the Aryans Hinduism
Queen ________ gave birth to Prince Siddhartha Maya
Created to encourage trade in the Gupta Empire Roads
The religion founded by Prince Siddhartha Buddhism
A trip taken to a holy place Pilgramage

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Goal of Hinduism Moksha
1st religion in India Hinduism
The soul passing through a series of bodies Samsara
What the soul is called in Hinduism Atman
A way a Hindu may worship Reflection
In Buddhism you have to follow "The _________ path." Eightfold
What Buddhists are trying to rid themselves of Desire
What did Gautama want to find the source of? Suffering
The foundation of Hindu belief Upanishad
The release from worldly life and unification with the universal spirit Nirvana
In Hinduism the "Preserver" is named ______ Vishnu
The country Buddhism originated from India
A belief Hindus and Buddhists share Dharma
A country where Buddhism has spread Thailand
In Hinduism the "Destroyer" is named ______ Shiva
In Hinduism they have the _____ system Caste
The effects of the activities on the soul Karma
The teacher Buddha

World Religions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Founder of Christianity Jesus
Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Led Jews out of Egypt in the Exodus Moses
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Islamic name for god Allah
Many forms of one god; only polytheistic religion Hinduism
Ten commandments are the moral and religious code Judaism
Q'uran/ Koran Islam
one Islamic holy city Mecca
New Testament Christianity
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism
Holy Book for Christians Bible
Spread Buddhism to Asia Asoka
Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences Karma
another word for pilgrimage;____ to mecca hajj
Belief there is no supernatural Atheism
Worship of nature spirits Animism
Does not worship any god Non-theistic
Belief in one god Monotheism
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
Life and teachings of Jesus New Testament
Another name for Old Testament Torah
Judaism god Yahweh
Holy book of Hinduism Vedas
Rebirth based upon karma Reincarnation
Where Islam originated Middle East
Where HInduism originated and is found now India
Where Judaism is found now Israel
Another name for Judaism god Jehovah
Another holy city of Islam Medina

Buddhism Hinduism review Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Less than _____ percent of Indians today consider themselves Buddhists. two
Buddhism was founded 2500 years ago by Siddhartha ____ Gautauma
The cycle of rebirth important in both religions/philosophies is reincarnation
Hinduism and Buddhism were both begun in this country. India
More than 85% of Indians today consider themselves to be ___ Hindus
The main sacred book of the Hindu religion is called the ____ Vedas
There are consequences for behavior , this is called _____ Karma
Hinduism was founded by the ______ invaders in ancient India Aryan
Some call Buddhism a _____________ because it does not have any gods philosophy
950 million followers of Hinduism primarily in the country of ___________ India
Key beliefs in ____________ include the 4 Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path Buddhism
No killing/causing of pain is a belief for _________Hinduism and Buddhism. both
The older of the two religions, Hinduism is about _____ thousand years old four
Hindu houses of worship are called ___ Yatras
Hindus believe in many gods but the main one is ___. Brahma
Ancient Indian system of dividing society based on family/heredity and job. Caste
_______________ when translated means "enlightened one" Buddha
King that based his empire on Buddhist principles and spread the philosophy. Ashoka
In Buddhism if you overcome all desire & selfishness you can reach _____. Nirvana