Terms and Questions:

Syntheses of Dharma and Moksha

 

 

Terms:

1.    Dharma

2.    Itihasa

3.    Bhakti

4.    Saiva

5.    Vaisnava

6.    Shakta

7.    Smrti

8.    Manavadharmashastra

9.    Dharmashastra

10.Varnadharma

11.Purusharthas

12.Ashramadharma


Questions:

1.    Which traditions make up what we are calling the world-maintaining traditions, and which make up the world-renouncing ones?  How and when did they first emerge?

2.    To what is Kinsley referring as the “lively tension”?

3.    Name the texts associated primarily with dharma and those with moksha?

4.    Describe the ways in which ashramadharma and purusharthas constitute syntheses of traditions