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With more than 1 billion combined adherents worldwide, Hinduism and Buddhism rank among Earth's most-practiced spiritual traditions. However, due to their characterization in popular culture, many westerners see these great religions as confusing and outdated – or worse, as "hippy-dippy" nonsense, followed only by New Age yoga aficionados.
This eight question worksheet employs various methods - including Fill in the Blanks, Identification/Short Answer, Compare/Contrast and "Match-Ems" - to help students understand the basic tenants of these two faiths. Included in the analysis are such important terms as: Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Karma, Moksha, Atman, the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path and Theravada vs. Mahayana Buddhism.
Perfect as an in-class activity, review sheet or homework assignment!
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