Terms and Questions:

Hinduism: Ways of Mystical Knowledge




1.    Vedanta

2.    Upanishads

3.    Karma

4.    Dharma

5.    Samsara

6.    Moksha

7.    Brahman

8.    Atman

9.    Tat tvam asi

10. Yoga




1.    How does the Vedantic notion of the divine differ from early Vedic religion?

2.    What is the relationship between the divine and the self in the Upanishads?

3.    What are the three main features of yoga, as presented in class?

4.    Describe the excerpt from the Upanishads in which a father questions his son about what he has learned and then instructs him about the ultimate being and the self.