The teachings of Hinduism include an understanding of the aims of human life and the personal virtues of a practising Hindu. Understanding the nature of human life also involves an awareness of the cycle of birth and death.
What is the atman?
Belief in reincarnation
The immortal part of the mortal self
Part of a Hindu temple
Why is karma important for Hindus?
Because good actions in life affect what happens to a Hindu in the afterlife
Because Hindus want to go to Heaven
Because it helps Hindus to become wealthy
What is the purpose of life for Hindus?
To achieve four aims: dharma, kama, artha and moksha
To become wealthy
To be reincarnated
Why is moksha the ultimate aim for many Hindus?
It will help their families
It sets the standard for other Hindus
It sets Hindus free from the cycle of samsara
What is the Hindu word for non-violence?
What are the 14 lokas?
Seven upper and seven lower planetary systems
Fourteen ways of living
Fourteen stages of life
What are the three gunas?
Birth, life and death
Mother, father and child
Goodness, passion and ignorance
What is Prakriti?
Creative or natural force
Which loka do most Hindus believe humans live in?
What does Maya mean to a Hindu?
Maya means the world is an illusion
Maya is a goddess
Maya means kindness