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soul
honor
privately
personal
god
performing
practice
various
sacred
brahman
rituals
praying
hinduism
temples
yoga
devotion
worship

hinduism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The three main gods in hinduism Trimurti
Showing reverence to a god through prayers, songs, and rituals Puja
A Hindu sacred sound that is considered the greatest of all mantras. Aum
An image, statue or idol of a deity Murti
A large body of knowledge texts Vedas
Means "sharing". Bhajan
Behaviours that are considered to be in accord with rta, the order that makes life and universe possible. Dharma
A purifying ritual with a fire ceremony Havan
An action, work or deed Karma
A series of steps leading down to water, particularly a holy river. Ghat
A term in Hinduism and Hindu philosophy which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release. Moksha
A journey of the soul Samsara
Inner self or soul Atman
Means 'not to injure' and 'compassion' Ahimsa

Hinduism Crossword

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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

Hinduism Crossword

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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

Buddhism and Hinduism Crossword

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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

Indus Valley Civilization Crossword

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Crossword
Description

rain monsoon
language of the Vedas sanskirt
prince raja
jati caste
unseen universal spirit brahmans
teacher guru
Aryan belief hinduism
the rebirth of the soul reincarnation
personal duty dharma
Hindu holy writings Vedas

Hindu Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is In Christianity but not Hinduism Leader
What is the River that Hinduism is named after called River Indus
How many year has Hinduism been in India 5000
What is the main symbol for HInduism Aum
What is the oldest Hindu text Vedas
What is the omnipresent spirit called Brahman
what are the names of gods and godesses wh represent Brahman's charicteristics Deities
What is the Hindu word for soul Atman
What is the Hindu word for reincarnation Samsara
What is the Hindu word for good and bad Karma
what is the Hindu word for liberation and freedom moksha
What are the three main images for Brahman Trimurti
what are the sacred statues called of god and godesses murti
What is the Hindu temple called Mandir

Come Follow Me Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The house of the Lord Temple
A vital link, a gift, a covenant made in the temple endownment
A sacred agreement between God and a person or group of people Covenant
A sacred, formal act performed by the authority of the priesthood Ordinances
The eternal power and authority of God Priesthood
The ability to choose and to act for yourself Agency
Trials, disappointments, sadness, sickness, and heartache Adversity
To reconcile or to restore to harmony Atone
When individuals or groups of people turn away from the principles of the gospel Apostasy
The first saving ordinance of the gospel Baptism
The third member of the Godhead, a personage of spirit, without a body of flesh and bones Holy Ghost
The fullness of the gospel, including the creation, the fall, the atonement of Jesus Christ, and all the laws, ordinances, and doctrines of the gospel Plan of Salvation
a feeling of deep devotion, concern and affection LOVE
Our communication with God prayer
reuniting of the spirit with the body in a perfect, immortal state, no longer subject to disease or death resurrection

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

World History Ch. 3 Crossword

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The rights and duties of members of various classes in Indian society Dharma
A long poem that describes the adventures of a hero or heroes Epic
Seasonal winds that cross southern Asia, producing wet and dry seasons Monsoon
A chief in the early Aryan society of India Rajah
A large land mass, such as India, that is geographically and culturally distinct from the rest of a continent Subcontinent
In Hinduism, the accumulated good and bad acts of all of one's previous lives Karma
A spiritual belief of Hindus that the soul is reborn over and over in different bodies until it is purified Reincarnation
The faith of most of India's people, characterized by the goal of returning to Brahman through reincarnation Hinduism
Four sacred Indian texts that include collections o hymns, prayers, explanations of religious rituals, and wise sayings Vedas
In Hindu society, a fixed social grouping based on class, occupation, and tradition Caste

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This religion is not inspired by one individual religion Hinduism
This religion has the eight-fold path Buddhism
Release from worldly life Nirvana
A person's role in society; your job Caste
Temporary body; home to soul Avatar
Literature from the Aryans Veda
Seeking communion with the universe Meditation
The country from which buddhism originated India
How souls pass through a series of bodies Reincarnation
Literature of hindu beliefs Upanishads
A form of meditation Yoga
A special priest Brahman
Doing what you were born to do; your destiny dharma
The "Preserver" Vishnu
The "Destroyer" Shiva