Terms and Questions:




1.      Upanishads

2.      Brahman

3.      Vedanta

4.      Atman

5.      moksha

6.      Jnana

7.      Karma

8.      Samsara

9.      Sanyasa


1.      Who were the central religious figures in the new traditions?

2.      What does the story of Svetaketu illustrate?  Explain?

3.      Why do some people in the Vedantic traditions renounce the world?

1.      What is the basic notion of divine being in the Upanishads and how is that divine being related to human being?