Hinduism Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Hindu's social class hierarchy
India's first major religion
Law, obligation, and duty
Brought religion (Vedas), social classes, and language to India
Ancient language of India
Religious scholars
Rulers or warriors
Farmers or merchants
Workers or peasants
People below the caste system
Name of Hinduism's one supreme God
The type of religion they are (depends on number of Gods they believe in)
Sacred animal of Hinduism
Based on how you live, determines what happens to your soul when you die
Cycle of life, death, rebirth
cycle of rebirth
Holy Journeys
Holy place in India, used to bathe in acts of devotion
Type of meditation
Hindu monks

Ancient India Crossword

Ancient India Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword

Hinduism and Buddhism Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Hinduism Crossword

Hinduism Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Hinduism Word Search

Hinduism Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Reincarnation
Untouchable
Vegetarian
Kshatriyas
Sanskrit
Brahmins
Vaishyas
Shudras
Samsara
Divali
Ganges
Temple
Vishnu
Brahma
Shrine
Moksha
Gandhi
Varnas
Castes
Ahimsa
Hindu
Shiva
India
Vedas
Karma
Holi
Puja
Soul

Caste System Crossword

Caste System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A Caste System class structure is determined by?
Where is the Caste System used?
What is the ancient Indian City in the Indus River Valley?
The Indian Caste System divides Hindus into four _____ groups.
There are four main categories of Hindus Brahmins, Kshatriya, Vaishyas, and _____
People outside of the Caste System are called?
What does Untouchables mean?
The Caste System is one of the most Misrepresented, ______, Misunderstood and Misused aspects of Hinduism.
A _____ is a division of society based on occupation and family lineage.
How many Caste Systems are there in India?

Indus Valley Civilization Crossword

Indus Valley Civilization  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

rain
language of the Vedas
prince
jati
unseen universal spirit
teacher
Aryan belief
the rebirth of the soul
personal duty
Hindu holy writings

Ancient India Crossword

Ancient India Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Hinduism Crossword

Hinduism Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Buddhism and Hinduism Crossword

Buddhism and Hinduism Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 5 Vocab Crossword

Chapter 5 Vocab Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Large landmass but smaller than a continent.
Combination of writings by Aryan priests.
What is called a seasonal wind patterns that causes wet and dry seasons?
This is a person's soul.
The process of rebirth.
A state of perfect peace.
The most important language of ancient India.
Single universal spirit
The four main social divisions.
The laborers and non-Aryans in the lowest social class.
Set of spiritual duties.
The affects good or bad actions have on a person's soul.
Religion based on the teachings of Buddha.
This leads a person to wisdom, salvation, and enlightenment.
This word means nonviolence in Sanskrit.
This is the largest religion in India.
This divided Indian society into groups based on a person's birth, wealth, or job.
Priests in the highest social division.
Farmers, craftspeople, and traders in the second lowest social division.
Rulers and warriors in the second highest social division.