Terms and Questions
Upanishads: 
The Conditions of Human Existence

TERMS:

1.    Brahmanas

2.    Aranyakas

3.    Jnana

4.    Upanisads

5.    Vedanta

6.    Karma

7.    Samsara

8.    Kala

9.    Yuga

QUESTIONS:

 

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?