Hindu Top 10 Questions (original)

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1. #1: Why does Hinduism have so many Gods?

1.1. explain the idea of one supreme being in Hinduism

1.2. Name the four principal hindu denominations and the associated God or Goddess

1.3. Explain the tolerance in Hinduism. Where does it come from?

1.4. Where does the Hindu see God?

1.5. What is the goal of Hindu spirituality?

1.6. explain monotheistic and henotheistic

1.7. explain the role of the many Gods

1.8. explain the “freedom” within Hinduism

2. #2: Do Hindus believe in reincarnation?

2.1. define carnate and reincarnate

2.2. explain Hindu idea of the soul

2.3. define moksha

2.4. what other groups believe in reincarnation?

2.5. explain what happens at death

2.6. explain the elementary school analogy

2.7. explain our real purpose in life

3. #3: What is Karma

3.1. Define Karma

3.2. What is the cause of suffering?

3.3. What do the Vedas say about goodness and evil?

3.4. Explain Karma and energy

3.5. Give examples of Karma

4. #4: Hindus and Cow

4.1. Do Hindus worship the cow?

4.2. Hindus and living creatures

4.3. What does the cow symbolize?

4.4. What virtues does veneration instill?

4.5. What does the cow give?

4.6. Gandhi quote on animals

4.7. Gopashtama festival

4.8. Kamadhenu

4.9. Cow and Ahisma

4.10. Quote from Rig Veda

5. #5 Are Hindus Idol Worshippers?

5.1. explain analogy of images, icons, etc. and telephone

5.2. define satguru

5.3. define yoga

5.4. what is a yantra?

5.5. explain going beyond form and symbol

5.6. how are symbols preparation?

5.7. explain how other religions have material dimensions

6. #6 Are Hindus forbidden to eat meat?

6.1. explain “commandments” in Hinduism

6.2. explain the role of geography

6.3. explain priests and religious leaders. .

6.4. explain soldiers and law enforcement

6.5. explain yoga/meditation and vegetarianism

6.6. explain ahisma

6.7. give examples from Hindu scripture supporting vegetarianism

7. #7 Do Hindus have a bible?

7.1. What is the name of the Hindu holy book?

7.2. What are the 4 books of the the Vedas?

7.3. How old? language?

7.4. How are the Vedas used?

7.5. Explain the the 4 sections?

7.6. What are the Aranyakas and Upanishads

7.7. Provide a few quotes

8. #8 Why do many Hindus wear a dot on their forehead?

8.1. purpose

8.2. bindi

8.3. mystical meaning

8.4. what does it remind people of ?

8.5. tilaka

8.6. red bindi and black bindi

8.7. give material dimensions from other religions

9. #9 Are the Gods married?

9.1. Explain God and God’s energy

9.2. Explain the oneness of God

9.3. What is the purpose of stories?

9.4. Define Puranas

9.5. discuss blending of feminine and masculine

9.6. Ardhanarishvara

9.7. Siva Shakti

10. #10 What about caste and untouchability

10.1. explain two systems with Hindu society

10.1.1. varna

10.1.2. jatti

10.2. Role of untouchables

10.3. Comparison to US civil rights

10.4. Explain Social Stratification

10.5. Explain Racial/Class discrimination