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Flashcards - Overview of Global Religions

Flashcards - Overview of Global Religions
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moksha
Moksha , also called vimoksha, vimukti and mukti, is a term in Hinduism and Hindu philosophy which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release
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karma
Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual influence the future of that individual
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Hinduism
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal
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fasting
Fasting is a willing abstinence of food, solid or liquid
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Torah
The Torah , or the Pentateuch , is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition
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Judaism
Judaism encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people
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Judaism
Judaism encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people
Torah
The Torah , or the Pentateuch , is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition
fasting
Fasting is a willing abstinence of food, solid or liquid
Hinduism
Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal
karma
Karma means action, work or deed; it also refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual influence the future of that individual
moksha
Moksha , also called vimoksha, vimukti and mukti, is a term in Hinduism and Hindu philosophy which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus , also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, was a Jewish preacher and religious leader who has become the central figure of Christianity
Mohammed
Muḥammad is the central figure of Islam and widely regarded as its founder by non-Muslims
Five Pillars of Islam
The Five Pillars of Islam are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundation of Muslim life
prayer five times each day
Salah , called in some languages by the Persian-derived term namÄ?z is one of the Five Pillars in the faith of Islam and an obligatory religious duty for every Muslim
Zionism
Zionism is a nationalist political movement of Jews and Jewish culture that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland in the territory defined as the historic Land of Israel
Eightfold Path
The Noble Eightfold Path is an early summary of the path of Buddhist practices leading to liberation from samsara, the painful cycle of rebirth

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