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belief in 3 types of suffering dukkha
Belief in no permanent self or soul anatta
Impermanence Annica
The underlying reality of our lives and our world Dharma
Spiritual leader of the Buddhists Buddha
Siddharta Gautama's Mother Maya
In what form did the Buddha enter is mother white elephant
The tree of Awakening Bodhi
Someone who gives up all material possessions ascetic
Another Name for the middle way Eightfold Path

Buddhism Crossword

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Founded around 2500 years ago by Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
A title given to someone who has achieved enlightenment. Buddha
Popular stories about the lives og the Buddha. Jataka
Living a simple and strict lifestyle with few pleasures or possessions. Ascetic
A practice of calming and focusing the mind. Meditation
The gaining of true knowledge about God, self or the nature of reality usally throuh meditation and self-discipline. Enlightenment
A demond that represents spiritual obstacles, especially tempation. Mara
The Buddha's teachings. Dhamma
The language of the earliest Buddist Dali
The lanquage used in later Indian Buddhist text. Sanskrit
12 factors that illustrate the process of birth, death and rebirth Nidanas
The repeating cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth. Samsara
A person's actions cause consuqences later in their life. Kamma
A state of complete enlightenment, happiness and peace. Nibbana
The acceptance of suffering. Dukkha

Buddhism Crossword

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Who achieved enlightenment? Buddha
Who was a prince who was shielded from pain? Siddhartha Gautuma
What goes around comes back around Karma
The ultimate goal in Buddhism Nirvana
The four teachings about suffering The Four Noble Truths
A mother who lost her son to a snakebite Kisogotami
A cycle which eventually leads to Nirvana Samsara
Coming back to life Reincarnation
He inspired Buddha in one of the Four Noble Truths The Holy Man
Something which Kisogatami searched desperately for The Mustard Seed
She gave Birth to the Buddha Queen Maya
Achieving a state of knowledge Enlightenment
A method to focus your mind Meditation
A type of pain Suffering
The place where Buddhism began Nepal
The animal which came to the queen in a dream White Elephant
The evil one Mara
The tree that Siddharta sat under The Bodhi Tree
It is similar to the 10 Commandments The Five Moral Precepts
What Siddhartha first saw when he left the palace The Four Sights

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

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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

Buddhism and Hinduism Crossword

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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

Buddhism Crossword

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Where is Buddhism mainly found Asia
Basic belief about their afterlife Reincarnation
What they try and achieve in their afterlife Nirvana
Book of the Dead Tibetan
Birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Kapilausta
How many parts are in the Noble Eightfold Path Eight
Who is Siddhartha Gautama Buddha
Fundimental doctrine of Buddhism Karma
The words of Buddha Sutras
Buddhist teaching, meaning 3 baskets Tripitaka

Religious Studies Crossword (Buddhism)

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What country was Buddhism founded in? Nepal
Who was the founder of Buddhism before he achieved enlightenment? Siddhartha Gautama
Prince Siddhartha saw four things that made him search for a meaning in life Four Sights
What was living on very little food/nourishment? Ascetic life
What did Prince Siddhartha sat on to meditate and became a Buddha? Bodhi Tree
Where was the tree where Buddha was born? Limbini
What was awakened to the true meaning of Buddha's teachings? Enlightenment
Who was the spiritual founder of Buddhism? Buddha
What was the teachings of the Buddha? Dharma
Don't satisfy yourself so that you can avoid disappointment Three Univeral Truths

HinduismBuddhism Crossword

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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

Buddhism Word Search

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sangha
dharma
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dukkha
samsara
vihara
vesak
bodhgaya
meditation
nirvana
buddha

Buddhism Crossword

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Description

Type Of Buddhism (8) Mahayana
Type Of Buddhism (9) Therevada
The Constant Cycle Of Rebirth & Death (7) Samsara
Law Of Cause & Effect That Runs Samsara (5) Karma
Escape From Samsara (7) Nibbana
Community Of Monks & Nuns (6) Sangha
Buddhist Monk Or Nun (7) Bhikkhu
Buddhist Monastery (6) Vihara
No Self, There Is Nothing Permanent About You (6) Anatta
Impermanence/ Constant Change (6) Anicca
Suffering/ Dissatisfaction (6) Dukkha
Old Age/ Death/ Sickness/ Holy Person (7) 4 Sights
‘Truth’ – The Teachings Of The Buddha That Being Enlightenment (6) Dhamma
Buddhist Written Teachings (5) Sutta
Enlightened Being Who Delays Nibbana (11) Bodhisattva
Enlightened Being Who Will Go To Nibbana (7) Arahant
Awakened To The Truth (13) Enlightenment
Loving Kindness And Concern For The Suffering Of Others (9) Compassion
Give Up Worldly Possessions (8) Renounce
8 Right Steps That Buddhist Must Follow To Reach Enlightenment (5) Magga

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

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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