Terms and Questions
The Conditions of Human Existence


1.    Brahmanas

2.    Aranyakas

3.    Jnana

4.    Upanisads

5.    Vedanta

6.    Karma

7.    Samsara

8.    Kala

9.    Yuga



1.    Describe the basic structure of the Vedic corpus

2.    How are the conditions of human existence portrayed in the Upanishads?  Exlain with respect to time, death, and human action.

3.    How do the ultimate aims of the Upanishads differ from those of the Samhitas and Brahmanas?