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What is the name of the Utsav on which we meditate upon the gurus in our lives? Guru Purnima
Who is considered the “modern monk”? Swami Vivekananda
The offering made to one’s guru as gratitude Dakshina
Shivaji Maharaj offered this to his guru to convey his appreciation Kingdom
Hanuman followed his guru all the way around the world to receive knowledge. Surya
Who gave guidance and tutelage to Krishna? Sandeepani
Second part of the word “Guru” (ru) Light
Infinite wisdom in exchange for a short life Shankaracharya
A guru guides a _______. Shishya
Title of Swami Vivekananda's guru, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
Grand-guru of Shankaracharya Gaudapada
Title of enlightened people who give up moksha to help others (Mahayana Buddhism) Bodhisattva
Gurus exemplify this compassionate virtue (in Sanskrit) Karuna
In Sanskrit Word of The Month - Guru (February 2018), Guru is described as the one who removes ________ and brings in _______ ? Darkness

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA Crossword

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Vivekananda's name at birth Vireshwar
Vivekananda's name in school Naren
Vivekaknanda's childhood nickname Biley
Vivekananda's first speech in the US was in this city Chicago
Vivekananda's favorite game Meditation
Vivekananda's Guru Ramakrishna
Vivekananda's birth city kolkatta
Vivekananda's staunch follower, Sister _____ Nivedita
This southernmost tip of India was where Swamiji got Realization. Kanyakumari
The age that Swami Vivekananda passed away thirty nine

Social Reformers Crossword

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Founder of the Brahmo Samaj Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Founder of the Arya Samaj Dayanand Saraswati
The Hindu College later developed into Presidency College
Who was the most ardent follower of Ramakrishna Paramahansa Narendranath Datta
What did Swami Vivekananda establish Ramakrishna Mission
A social evil practice of having many wives polygamy
Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a staunch believer in the philosophy of this book Vedanta
The fountain head of all knowledge Vedas
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was the principal of this college Sanskrit College
Who passed the Widow Remarriage Act in 1856 Lord Dalhousie
A Scottish watchmaker assisted by Ram Ram Mohan Roy to establish the Hindu College in Calcutta David Hare

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

Mahayana Buddhism Crossword

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Description

The most popular sect of Buddhism Mahayana
Ideal religious figure in the Mahayana tradition Bodhisattva
Translates to raft Yana
The last name of the current Dalai Lama. Gyatso
What is Josh's favorite show? Avatar
What element of bending is most similar to Buddhism? Air
Where is Buddhism the most concentrated across the globe? East Asia
According to Guru Patik, what is the term for a pool of spiraling energy in our bodies? Chakra
The Avatar is symbolic of the ______ Dalai Lama
Motivated by compassion and informed by wisdom Bodhisattva

Sikhism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is the Guru Granth Sahib also know as? Adi Granth
How many Gurus are there altogether? Ten
What is the first Guru called? Guru Nanak
What is the Golden Temple's real name? Harmrinder Sahib
Where is the Harmrinder Sahib located? Armritsar
How many Niawas are there? Six
How many floors in the Golden Temple three
Why do people take off there shoes in the Gurdwara Hygiene
sikh values Ik ongkar
"To serve others and God" Sewa
The flag/s in front of the Gurdwara Nishan Sahib
What classes are taught in the classroom at a Gurdawra? Punjabi

hindu gods and goddesses Word Search

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Description

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

YOGA Word Search

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balance
peace
gratitude
meditation
healing
yoga
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samadhi
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om
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guru
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dharma
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buddha
bhakti
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Ayurveda
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Asana

Hinduism Crossword

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Description

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

ramayan Crossword

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Description

how many sons does dushrath had four
who was ram mother kaushaliya
where did ram sita and lakhman lived during their vanvas chitrakoot
who wrote ramayan valmiki
where did ravan lived lanka
where was sita kept when she was abducted by ravan ashok vatika
who helped ram to find sita hanuman
where was the name of kingdom ram ruled auyodhaya
who was janaki sita
what was the name of ram and lakshman teacher vishwamitra
who helped ram to cross the river in his boat kevat

The 10 Gurus Word Search

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GURU GRANTH SAHIB
GURU NANAK
GURU AMAR DAS
GURU ANGAD
GURU RAM DAS
GURU ARJAN DEV
GURU HARGOBIND
GURU HAR KRISHAN
GURU TEGH BAHADUR
GURU HAR RAI